Offboarding a departing employee isn’t as simple as waving goodbye and wishing them well. A streamlined and positive offboarding experience not only leaves employees with a lasting favourable impression but shows the rest of your team that the company cares about its people.
Offboarding is processing someone out who is leaving the organisation. Regardless of whether they’re leaving voluntarily or involuntarily, it can be an emotional experience. This makes it important to have a defined, comprehensive offboarding process that enables you to plan and execute smooth departures.
Efficiency and record-keeping are key to the offboarding process but so is covering off security issues. Access to internal company networks must be terminated, and company keys, keycards and mobile devices must be accounted for. A formalised procedure will mean nothing slips through the cracks.
The exact process you follow will differ based on the size of your company, the employee’s position in the company, and the reason for their departure. Use the following checklist as a guide:
TeamsPlus enables you to plan and execute compliant offboarding with confidence. It also means you can give the person who is departing the attention they deserve and leave a lasting favourable impression. It’s another chance to show that the company genuinely cares about its people.