How Successful is Your Employee Orientation Program?

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Jun 17, 2015 9:30:00 AM

bigstock-Choice-and-decisions-business-59047445You’ve just hired a new account manager who’ll be starting in two weeks, and her employee orientation is fast approaching. When she gets here, she’ll no doubt be greeted at the front desk and shown to her office, but then what?

Will she be ushered into a windowless room to emerge eight hours later having gone through every policy, procedure and guideline in the employee manual? Will she be schooled on the company’s history and mission? Will she be forced to sign a never-ending pile of forms and sit through awkward “informational” videos made in the 80s?

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5 Creative Employee Orientation Strategies You Need To Know About

Posted by Cathy Reilly on Jun 3, 2015 9:30:00 AM

bigstock-Businesspeople-Having-Meeting--59436293Think about your employee orientation experiences. What comes to mind? A long morning of paperwork? Listening to a member of HR walk you page-by-page through the employee handbook? A day stuck in a conference room signing disclaimers and other employee procedure forms?

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4 Employee Orientation Mistakes That Destroy New Hire Bliss

Posted by Cathy Reilly on May 20, 2015 9:30:00 AM

bigstock-Stacked-Files-69453109Employee orientation sets the tone for a new employee’s professional experience at your organization. When done correctly, it can create loyal, engaged employees. When done incorrectly, it can lead to higher employee turnover, lower productivity and dangerously low engagement levels that cost your organization money.

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