Donnetta Horseman (email@example.com) is Chief Compliance Officer at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, FL.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have dramatically increased their remote workforce almost overnight. In addition to traditional compliance training topics, we find ourselves having to consider new compliance risks that in the past may not have been top of mind.
Face-to-face training has traditionally been thought of as the most effective way to train employees. We are now faced with finding new ways to accomplish the same goal. The days of gathering all new hires in one room for a multiday orientation are over. Organizations that are continuing to hire or those that hired shortly before the stay-at-home orders were issued are challenged to onboard new employees in a virtual environment. Here are some ideas that might help with the transition.