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New hire launchpad template

A new hire launchpad introduces a new employee to their job by breaking down the expectations for their first day, first week, and first 90 days.

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A proper onboarding process eliminates the chances of new hire leaving your company from early stages. And it would be more engaging to integrate a new hire launchpad into this process. It helps introduce new employees to the job, what are expected of them on their first day, first week, and first 100 days. Download now (for free) our New hire launchpad template to build a long-lasting connection with employees from their first day.


The chances of losing a new employee in their early days with your company are high if they are not properly onboarded. About 40% of employees leave their job within the first six months. To countermeasure this problem, companies need to have a new hire launchpad.

A new hire launchpad introduces your organization and employees to your new hires. It explains their responsibilities to the team and details what is expected of them on their first day, first week, and first 100 days. With a new hire launchpad, an organization will ensure the proper onboarding of their new employees.

At Grove HR, we have created this well-structured new hire launchpad template to save you the trouble of creating one from scratch. This template includes checklists for all of the tasks an employee needs to complete within their first 90 days on the job, including training sessions, time off requests, and more. It also provides HR managers with guidance on their expectations from employees when using this template.

New hire launchpad template

Purpose of this template

Use this section to explain to your employees why your company has this policy. State  what the company hopes to achieve with the implementation of this policy

For example:

This new hire launchpad policy outlines our organization’s dedication to creating a welcoming environment for our new hires. With this policy, we aim to:

  • Help new employees get familiar with the company, their managers and team members
  • Ensure new employees know the company’s goals and understand their roles in helping us reach them
  • Provide new employees with their schedule plan during their first days in our organization

Meet the teams

Introduce your new employees to the different teams in your organization. Explain the specific role each team plays in achieving the goal of the organization.

For example:

  • IT team: The IT team is made up of 15 employees and led by {manager’s name}. Their main function is to provide technical support to all company’s hardware and software.
  • Engineering team: The PM team, headed by {manager’s name}, makes up 10% of our company’s workforce. They are in charge of developing our apps and software
  • Sales team: {Manager’s name} leads our sales team of 25 employees. This team plays a key role in building an engine that effectively helps the organization close deals and generates revenue.

About your team 

This section should be used to introduce new employees to their specific team and its members

For example:  

  • We are a team of 4 dynamic personalities. Our main job is to produce all materials representing the business. Through that, we hope to promote and help our organization be the number one in the software market. Our mission is to create a brand image that resonates beyond our industry. In a way, you can say we represent the face and voice of the brand.

Principal team members are:

{Manager’s name} - Marketing manager

{Employee’s name} - Marketing executive

{Employee’s name} - Member

{Employee’s name} - Member

Team goals

What are the goals of the team? What are the different objectives the team hopes to achieve?

For example:

The goals of the marketing team include:

  • Leads target - Increase marketing-qualified leads by 30% by the end of the year 
  • Website traffic - Improve total visits and average visit duration by 20% and 10% respectively
  • Brand - Increasing brand awareness and brand engagement

Why we exist 

Your mission statement is a summary of what your organization stands for. Use this section to state what your company’s mission is. 

Examples of great mission statements include:

  • JetBlue - “To inspire humanity - both in the air and on the ground”
  • Tesla - “To accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy”
  • Google - “To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”

Tip: The two areas to focus on when writing your company’s mission statement are your company’s long-term goal and purpose for chasing that goal. Your mission statement should also be short, concise, and inspiring.

Your contribution 

Explain and introduce the new hire to their specific roles and responsibilities to the team goal actualization

For example:

  • Efficiently manage social media pages 
  • Work with team members to build marketing projects and campaigns
  • Conduct thorough research and interviews into the latest practices 

Tip: To help new hires ease into their responsibilities, assign a mentor to provide an extra layer of support for them.

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With this template, you can:

  • Introduce new hires to your team: Who are we? What are we doing? and Why are we doing it?
  • Communicate clearly their responsibilities for this position.
  • Set out a road map of expectations and tasks for them from their first day to the hundredth day.

How to use this template

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    Keep in mind that this template is not a legal document and may not take into account all relevant local or national laws
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    The contents in the template are just a starter. Make sure you insert and edit the variables (name, logos, etc.) to tailor the template to your business.
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    Upgrade the material by changing or adding in texts, sections, and visuals.
  • 🖨
    Export as PDF or print it out for easier handling and communication with your team.

Who this template is for

  • HR managers overseeing the onboarding process
  • Managers who want to set new employees up for success
  • New hires looking to settle down quickly in their new position

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