Conversations: Welcome new hires in Slack

 What you’ll learn in two minutes or less: How to create a channel to welcome new hires and make important information easy for anyone to find.

When new people join your team, introduce them in a channel dedicated to welcoming new hires. Onboarding conversations will be kept in one place and you can pin messages and bookmark links containing important information that your new teammates need so that it’s easy to find.


Go for it!

  1. Create a channel for new hires. You might call it #new-hires or #welcome.
  2. Add relevant onboarding files and pin important information that anyone that joins the channel can easily find.
  3. Invite new hires to the channel and give them a warm welcome!

    Here's an example of what your new hire channel could look like: hovering over a pinned onboarding file in a Slack channel for new hires

Learn more: Visit our article on pinning messages and bookmarking links.