This quote greets visitors to the training center at our corporate offices. I am spending the week with a group of new hires in our quarterly Technical Recruiter training class. I am always struck by this quote and how true it is when it comes to the idea of preparing new hires for the task of being a successful, contributing member of the company. The idea of Integration v Orientation.
I was involved with re-vamping the orientation process for new hires about a year ago for Adecco Engineering & Technical. We looked at how new hires were being brought on, what the feedback was on that process, and how we could improve the it so that orientation was more welcoming, efficient and effective.
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