Is Your On-Boarding Program Welcoming or…Well…Crummy?
We just read this excellent article on the importance of making a good first impression on your new hires during the first few days of their arrival at your company.
Here’s one of our favorite points from the article “Does Your Company Welcome Policy Make Your New Hires Want To Stay Or Go?” on the blog HR Ninja:
Although the way that we are welcomed into an organization might not seem to be particularly significant, and some might even think of it as being a childish consideration akin to a small child on his or her first day at school, the reactions of others when we are feeling especially vulnerable are, in fact, anything but trivial. In new situations, we all have an acute need to fit in and feel like â€˜part of the family’, but if this doesn’t happen, the feelings of rejection can be crushing to the point that they are never really overcome.
To read the whole article, click here.