TITLE

WHY INDUCTIONS SHOULD START LONG BEFORE AN EMPLOYEE'S FIRST DAY

AUTHOR(S)
Alarcon, Gretchen
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
People Management;5/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that pre-boarding an employee can increase engagement and ensure they arrive feeling more confident. University orientation schemes begin long before the first day of class and can help students adjust to campus life. Organizations should adopt similar practices, focusing on four components, such as learning, expectation setting, and building social networks. Successful organizations create model position profiles based on the skills and competencies required for the job.
ACCESSION #
32456293

 

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