Current market overview of onboarding tools. Onboarding tools enable HR staff or even team leaders to optimize the onboarding process for new employees and make it efficient. The onboarding process shapes new employees' first impression of the company and can have a lasting impact on employee engagement. Onboarding software supports the entire hiring and training process. Functionalities of onboarding tools include, for example, task management, document management, employee portal, feedback functions, assignment of contact persons and workflows for approvals.