Onboarding (or induction) is an umbrella term covering your pre-start information, orientation and induction.
- Orientation: getting familiar with the physical layout at work.
- Induction: getting familiar with people, policies, processes and systems from day one.
- Onboarding: getting familiar with the University before you start work, plus orientation and induction activities.
Successful onboarding has a positive impact on job performance. It helps you integrate and become a valuable and productive member of your team.