New to TCU (N2TCU)
Welcome New Horned Frogs! At TCU, the onboarding process begins during recruitment and continues through your first year of employment.
What is onboarding?
Successful onboarding is a partnership between your hiring manager, business unit/department, and TCU Human Resources. It’s the process of:
- Welcoming each of our new employees to the university and their unit
- Helping you understand your job expectations and how your position aligns with the TCU mission
Why is onboarding important?
We’re here to build the TCU team. Onboarding helps create a strong sense of belonging and engagement from the very start of your time here.
- Helps new employees fully contribute more quickly.
- Improves overall job satisfaction.
- Builds a more cohesive team and raises team productivity.
- Helps increase new employee retention.
- Reduces high turnover costs.
What’s a supervisor’s role in onboarding?
Your new employee will be looking to you for guidance regarding when to attend orientation, first priorities, the associates they need to meet with and more. Everyone you hire provides a unique opportunity to make a difference at TCU.
- You should prepare and plan to onboard for the first 90 days of your new hire’s TCU experience.
- Bring your new employee up to speed on the policies, processes, culture, key relationships, expectations, and day-to-day responsibilities of your department/unit.
- Make new employees feel welcomed and engaged; confirm why they wanted to be a part of TCU.