You are not alone if your company’s onboarding process is administratively disjointed. On the surface, processing new hire paperwork; outfitting recruits with the necessary supplies, access, tools, and development resources; assigning new hires to a team, a mentor, and a first assignment; among many other requirements, seems basic. It should be easy to manage, right? Unfortunately, it’s not.

At most companies, this process requires tight coordination between stakeholders in almost every function—people who typically lack a formal reporting structure for this activity or accountability to each other. At a minimum, Recruiting, Security, IT, Facilities, Payroll, Legal, Benefits, ...

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