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4.17.2023 / Gateway in the News

6 Ways to Build a Better Onboarding Experience

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As seen in Independent Banker Magazine by Mindy Charski, April 2023 issue.

Read the story here: https://www.nxtbook.com/mspc/independentbanker/april2023/index.php#/p/46

Gateway First Bank in Jenks, Okla., starts the onboarding process even before a new hire’s first day. There’s a practical aspect: If someone accepts a job offer but doesn’t hear from an employer again for a couple of weeks, they may explore other job opportunities, says Kari Bowman, Director of Learning and Development of the $2 billion-asset community bank.

“The moment they accept an offer, we want to start sharing with them who we are as an organization, what we value most, what our culture is like, and what they can expect on day one,” Bowman says. “We really start engaging them and integrating them into our culture and getting them pumped up for their new position."

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