Building effective employer and business membership organizations

Onboarding handbook for board members of small employer and business membership organizations

This handbook aims to assist small EBMOs to transition towards more structured and formal onboarding processes for new members of the board or executive committee. Designed for adaptation to individual EBMO structures and intended to become a living document, the handbook contains information about the business of representing business and general best practices for EBMO good governance along with directions for inserting content and application of practical checklists.

For EBMOs, other organizations or stakeholders who wish to adapt or customize this tool, please reach out to