In this chapter, you’ll learn to
- create a structured orientation process that reduces both startup costs and employee anxiety and turnover
- implement goodwill gestures that celebrate the new hire
- include longer-term activities such as one-to-one meetings and satisfaction surveys
- deliver consistent messages to a geographically dispersed workforce via web-based programs.
When I think of new hire orientations of jobs past, I remember watching cheesy, outdated videos, completing a marathon of poorly photocopied forms, and being escorted to an empty ...