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Welcoming New Employees to the Company and the Community

A new employee needs to feel like an important team member from day one. So a first step in retention is ensuring new employees are welcomed and properly oriented. However, new employees need extra attention well beyond their first day. "On-boarding" refers to the activities employers need to take on during an employee's first few days – and months – to ensure they are integrated in their job, workplace and community.

First: Assess

Rate your current on-boarding performance with this scale.

On-Boarding Self-Assessment Quiz

(Adapted from Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada's "Increasing the Talent," with permission.)

Action Step

Develop an on-boarding package and process including:

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