New Manager Template

A great starting point to build an onboarding plan for your new managers.

31 activities

30-60-90 days plans

No more blank page syndrome

Save time by starting from our template to make sure your new managers are ready to start managing their team.

Offering a structured journey is the best way to help new managers find their wings.

Activities thought for every step of the way

From pre-boarding setup to first-month fraternizing, the included activities cover every crucial milestone of a new hire onboarding journey.


A new manager journey starts even before day 1 βͺ

So this template includes pre-boarding activities like preparing software access and setting up professional emailβ€”all pre-assigned to get the right people's help at the right time.


Get your new manager quickly aboard ⛡️

From welcome videos to first 1-on-1 with managers, from setting expectations to understanding the ins-and-outs of the company, fundamental activities get your new team members up and boarding swiftly.

Social and culture

Give opportunities to your new manager to be their best self ✌️

In successful onboarding, access to people and culture is as essential as accessing the right tool. This template covers a variety of social activities meant to create meaningful connections that increase employee engagement, happiness, and ultimately, retention.

Each company has its own rituals

Softstart also includes over 110+ pre-build activities to adapt this template to your processes and methodology. Make your own or try a suggested activity to build an onboarding experience tailored to your unique business reality!

βœ… Complete an onboarding survey


πŸ“ Fill out a new employee profile for the HR system


πŸ’Œ Send a welcome message with instructions


βœ… Complete mandatory training


πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ Newcomer's first week follow up


πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« Attend a shadowing session


πŸ–ŠοΈ Set up your email signature


πŸ’‘ Gather feedback from newcomer's peers


πŸ‘€ Look at our security policies, processes and procedures


βœ… Complete your first mandate


πŸ‘₯ Meet your team manager


πŸ€“ Learn about our competitors


πŸ™‹πŸΎ Learn about our products and services


πŸ€“ Learn about our vision, mission & values


πŸŽ₯ Watch this video message from our CEO


🎯 Learn about our objectives and KPIs


πŸ’Έ Meet with a CRM expert for a tool introduction


πŸ—“οΈ Invite newcomer to all recurring meetings


πŸ’» Set up a new computer


πŸ‘‹ Welcome from the founders

Ready-to-use template

Get started with the new manager template

Uncover the full potential of your newcomers with this template built on best practices and flexibility with unlimited onboarding possibilities.

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When organizations invest in levelling up their onboarding practices, they give recruits a fair chance to meet high expectations.

Guillaume Chalifoux β€” Director, Acquisition

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