Office 365

Office 365 Onboarding for Employees

Your employees are familiar with Office. Now it’s time to take them to Office 365. Do it right with Pointivity’s Office 365 onboarding services.

What Your Employees Want

Bottom Line: They want solutions that make their jobs easier. They’ll likely be curious about Office 365, but to be adopted, they need to be shown how it’ll work better than their existing tools.

To be effective, an employee’s onboarding for Office 365 needs to show how the software will:


Minimize Time to Productivity

By helping employees accomplish their goals as intuitively and efficiently as before.

Provide New Value

Inspires and empowers employees to work faster and smarter.

Reduce Effort

Enables employees to learn and improve with minimal effort.

Don’t bore them. Train to delight.

90% of consumers have prior Office experience — using it for jobs that require basic content creation, formatting and analysis. Meaning, your employees already know many of the tools within Office 365.

Don’t bore them with training they don’t need. Give them training that will inspire, motivate, and show them how Office 365 will make their lives better than before.

Microsoft’s Onboarding Principles

Microsoft makes onboarding a breeze by following specific principles aimed at inspiring and readying your employees for their new Office 365 environment.

Principle 1

Welcome & Inspire

Introduce them to the Office 365 environment and give them a high-level overview of how the technology will improve their work.

Principle 2

Prime Employees for Change

Show staff the differences between their old Office tools and their new Office 365 environment and how these differences will impact their work.

Principle 3

Minimizes Friction

Reduce employee friction and anxiety by walking employees through the set-up process.

The Roadmap to a Successful Employee Onboarding for Office 365

To achieve any success, you need a strategy and the same applies to your Office 365 onboarding. Pointivity focuses on creating an onboarding service which will give you a roadmap to successfully bring your employees into the world of Office 365.

Our onboarding roadmap will help you empower your employees to fully adopt the new technology, create a work environment where employees feel empowered, and minimize their fear of change while protecting your investment.

While your roadmap will be tailored specifically to you, it will generally include the following focus areas:

Increase Office 365 Awareness

We’ll work with you to educate your employees about Office 365. Webinars, training materials, and other tools will be used to give an overview of Office 365 and how it will drive change across your organization. Onboarding new hires will never be easier with our onboarding checklist and tasks.

Build Familiarity of the Office 365 Environment

Staff will be given hands-on training with one of our Microsoft 365/Office 365 experts (either in person or via live video) to walk employees through and familiarize them with the Office 365 environment. Giving team members easy access to a onboarding resource.

Demonstrate Productivity Improvements

Ongoing training will be delivered, either in person or in recorded video, with a Pointivity Office 365 expert, to give staff a detailed understanding of how different apps and features will improve their productivity.

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