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Trash Talk: Tip of the Week
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Welcoming Your New Hires
You've hired the perfect employee. Now what? We all know
there's a lot more to welcoming a new employee than just opening
the door and leading them to the job. But do you have a plan to
ensure a long lasting successful work relationship?
Here are some ideas to help you retain those employees
you worked so hard to hire:
to your current employees that you've hired someone new to the
team. Include in the announcement the strengths and talents
the new employee can offer.
an orientation checklist for all the information, people, resources,
skills, etc. a new hire needs to learn in the first few weeks
to be successful on the job.
the checklist. Use it. Have the employee sign the checklist
once all the items have been completed. Keep the completed checklist
in the employee's personnel file.
the employee starts working, have him/her complete all your
legally required and internal paperwork: Federal and State (if
required) Tax forms, I-9 forms, Emergency notification information,
and any other local requirements.
introduce the new employee to every current employee. Find a
"buddy" for the new employee. Select someone who will
patiently and helpfully assist with training and orientation.
Also make sure this "buddy" represents the positive
attitude, customer service perspective you want every new employee
- Make sure
throughout the orientation and training that the new employee
has the opportunity to ask questions without judgment.
- How can
you help the new employee feel "ownership" and responsibility
toward your business? What can you and your other employees
share and role model to instill this productive perspective?
team! And how you can continually build an atmosphere of employee
support to each other and your customers.
PHR, is a professional speaker, consultant and author on maximizing
the human resources in your managers and your people. For more
information on how HRx can help you achieve the results your organization
seeks, contact Arlene today at HRx, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN 55344,
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