Remote onboarding

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has meant working professionals and jobseekers have had to adapt to working from home to maintain social distancing. While it's a new and challenging situation for us all, Robert Walters can support employers looking to hire and onboard new talent.

Take a look at our hiring advice on leveraging technology, managing remote teams and embedding new talent into your organisation when hiring and onboarding from your home office.

Remote Onboarding Webinar

While growing your team remotely may be a new concept for many organisations, both hiring and onboarding can be done with the right technologies and organisation in place.

Leading businesses shared their experiences of creating and implementing remote onboarding programmes that keep new employees engaged.

Watch the webinar recording here.

Is your organisation geared to onboard staff remotely?

Experts at Robert Walters have devised a guide to onboarding your staff from home, to ensure your new recruits can add value and feel they are part of your organisation from the get-go.

From strategies to engage hires during notice periods, leveraging technology for remote onboarding, to mapping out an 'at home' induction, learn key tips for a smooth digital onboarding.

Download the e-guide here.

Robert Walters has the capability to provide candidates and clients with innovative video technology, from live interviews to solo pre-recorded ones which can be created at the candidates' convenience and sent to the client to review, also at their convenience. We can also provide video shortlists alongside supporting documents, such as CVs, test results and portfolios. 

We reduce the need for face-to-face interviews, time-to-hire and manage the entire recruitment process remotely - accelerating the efficiency and effectiveness of your onboarding process. 

For more information about our digital recruitment solutions, contact the team today

Help and guidance for effective remote management and onboarding

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The Black experience at work

How do you drive Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace? We’ve partnered with specialist diversity and inclusion organisations: Qlearsite, CV Library, Pearn Kandola, The Kaleidoscope Group, and the Inclusive Group to survey 7,500 Irish and UK professionals - to understand the career challenges and workplace experiences through the lenses of Gender, Ethnicity, Age and Disability.

How can organisations close the disability employment gap?

How do you drive Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace? We’ve partnered with specialist diversity and inclusion organisations: Qlearsite, CV Library, Pearn Kandola, The Kaleidoscope Group, and the Inclusive Group to survey 7,500 Irish and UK professionals - to understand the career challenges and workplace experiences through the lenses of Gender, Ethnicity, Age and Disability.

Understanding a multi-generational workforce

How do you drive Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace? We’ve partnered with specialist diversity and inclusion organisations: Qlearsite, CV Library, Pearn Kandola, The Kaleidoscope Group, and the Inclusive Group to survey 7,500 Irish and UK professionals - to understand the career challenges and workplace experiences through the lenses of Gender, Ethnicity, Age and Disability.

Moving beyond the 'BAME' tickbox

As employees across the globe engage in discussions of racial justice, leaders seize this moment to consider their roles and opportunities to advance diversity, equality, and inclusion at their organisations.

Rewards and Recognition- What you need to know

With over a third of working professionals actively seeking a new role this year, and nearly 50% stating that they are feeling more confident in the job market – Louise Cambell – Director of Robert Walters Ireland - shares why this time of year is crucial to check-in with your employees.

How can organisations create an inclusive workplace for women?

How do you drive Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace? We’ve partnered with specialist diversity and inclusion organisations: Qlearsite, CV Library, Pearn Kandola, The Kaleidoscope Group, and the Inclusive Group to survey 7,500 Irish and UK professionals - to understand the career challenges and workplace experiences through the lenses of Gender, Ethnicity, Age and Disability.

Accounting & Finance - Market Overview

For the release of the Robert Walters Salary Survey, we interviewed Ronan Farrelly, Accounting & Finance Manager Ireland, about the future recruitment and remuneration trends in the Accounting & Finance sector. Take a look here:

Technology - Market Overview

For the release of the Robert Walters Salary Survey, we interviewed Suzanne Feeney, Director Robert Walters Ireland, about the future recruitment and remuneration trends in the Technology sector. Take a look here:

Legal - Market Overview

For the release of the Robert Walters Salary Survey, we interviewed Claire Dunwoody, Business Director Robert Walters Ireland, about the future recruitment and remuneration trends in the Legal sector. Take a look here:
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Communicating effectively with your remote team

It’s now more important than ever for managers to implement best practices to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation that can manifest in employees when working remotely. We have outlined 8 tips to help managers best communicate with their teams to stay connected and protect their wellbeing. Take a look here:
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Supporting the mental health of your remote team

Remote working causes the line between working and home to become more blurred, so make sure you instil the importance of unplugging and maintaining a healthy balance among your team. Practices such as setting diary reminders to encourage your employees to wrap up the working day, setting aside full lunch breaks to displace from work and silencing email notifications in the evening can encourage employees to take valuable personal time and withdraw stress from their system.

Hiring Remotely: Creating a remote employee induction

Is your business keen to take on a new hire remotely? In the Robert Walters remote onboarding series, we support employers looking to attract, engage and introduce talent from their homes during turbulent times.

Hiring Remotely: Is your business set for remote working

Implementing a working from home initiative could mean navigating completely new territory for some employers– so it’s important to make sure your business is ‘remote-ready’ to ensure your current team, and any new hires, are supported to make the transition to a home-based working environment.
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Hiring remotely: How to keep new recruits engaged

As businesses take further steps towards remote working and digital onboarding, it’s crucial to give new hires a personalised experience and positive first impression during their notice period. With all the trepidation that becomes with starting a new position, this can be intensified when beginning remotely. So how can employers keep new talent engaged and enthused about their new role?

Hiring remotely: why should you still invest in talent?

While investing in the right talent is key to business continuity, for many employers, hiring a remote workforce is navigating completely new territory. But why is it important to invest in talent now, more than ever?

Is now the right time to consider hiring contract staff?

Is now the time to invest in hiring contract staff? Renowned for their specialist skill sets, flexibility and ability to work remotely - with minimal face-time - contractors are an ideal solution where an organisation has a critical business need but limited time or resources available to onboard.

Why employers should consider offering remote working

Many organisations are preparing to operate remotely for the coming weeks, which can initially seem daunting for employers. Although it may not seem it initially, teleworking has many advantages for organisations as well. Staffing specialist Walters People highlights some of the advantage’s employers can benefit from. Now more than ever, it is important to focus on these benefit’s and use this change in work practices in our favour.

Getting the most out of your on demand video interview

Mobile hiring solutions is driving the recruitment market. At the forefront of the market’s evolution is one-way or on-demand video interviews, which have emerged as a resource and time saving solution for hiring managers with a high volume of interviews to complete or who simply cannot attend a face-to-face interview.
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How to effectively manage your staff remotely

Working from home or remote working is a top career aspiration for employees when searching for a new job opportunity - with over half of Ireland’s current workforce working from home at least once or twice a week. With the rise of remote working, businesses need to ensure that their managers and team-leads are well geared up to ensure successful remote management that drives productivity in their remote workforce.

Is your business geared up for smart working?

Today’s modern working environments are fluid and casual whereby work-life balance is championed, replacing the old-fashion strict and rigid working culture of the pre-1990’s. The working culture has evolved the workplace to enhance efficiencies and collaboration between office workers.

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