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onboarding and brings the
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How it works

Donut helps you create and implement a structured, scalable onboarding process. From making intros to gathering feedback, it’s all automatically delivered through Slack to new hires, managers, and buddies.

Centralize and Streamline

From Google Docs to LMSs to wikis, onboarding touches a lot of business tools. It also requires a lot of cross-team communication and manual follow-ups. Distribute key info from a centralized place, and set managers up for success with 30/60/90-day check-in reminders.

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Connect and Engage

Forming personal connections is a crucial part of onboarding. Send new hires targeted intros to onboarding buddies, key people on their team, and others in your organization. Include discussion prompts or icebreakers, and get insights on their meetings.

Learn how Cloudbeds leads with cross-company connections
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Inform and Educate

Whether it’s company values, various tools, or just the WiFi password, getting up to speed can feel overwhelming to new hires. Stem that fire hose by sending bite-size pieces of wisdom to new hires at just the right time.

Take inspiration from Automattic’s knowledge distribution
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Measure and Iterate

Want insights? We’ve got ‘em! Get weekly progress summaries, see real-time feedback from new hires and stakeholders about the onboarding process, and compare results across cohorts.

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Stacey Nordwall Stacey Nordwall
Culture Amp, Senior People Operations Manager
“Donut is a critical part of our culture-first onboarding program at Culture Amp.”
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John Cline John Cline
Blue Apron, Engineering Manager
“Onboarding sets employees up for success, so understanding goals and milestones in the first 90 days is critically important.”
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Anne McCarthy Anne McCarthy
Automattic, Happiness Engineer and Team Lead
“We now have a daily breakdown of tasks that we track over cohorts of new hires. Gone are the days when new hires had vastly different experiences.”
See Automattic’s secret to impactful, efficient onboarding for a fully remote team
Maeve Jones Maeve Jones
Flick, Legal Counsel
“It’s important that everyone who joins gets an idea of who Flick is early, so they can understand the strategy, feel a part of the team, and incorporate all of that into their work here.”
Here’s why a buddy system helps Flick employees connect to company values—and each other

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