Orientation Handbook ( Getting Employees Off to a Good Start )

    An effective human resource professional knows that managing employee performance is more than responding to problems, conducting performance reviews, or hiring staff. Performance management begins with an orientation to the organization and the job, and continues on a daily basis as employees are trained and coached.

    A thoughtful new employee orientation program, coupled with an employee handbook (or website) that communicates workplace policies, can reduce turnover and those reductions save your organization money. Whether your company has two employees or a thousand employees, don’t leave employee retention to chance. Engage them from the moment they are hired; give them what they need to feel welcome, and let them impress you with what they bring to your company. This two-day workshop is just the start that you need!

What Will Students Learn?

How important an orientation program is to an organization

The role of the human resource department in the orientation program

How the commitment curve affects both new employees and their managers

What companies can do to deliver their promise to new employees

The critical elements of effective employee training

• The importance of having an employee handbook for new and long-term employees

What Topics are Covered?

Finding, hiring, and keeping good people

Building employee commitment and engagement

Fast-track orientation

Designing a successful orientation program

The commitment curve and obtaining buy-in

Employee training and adult learning

Working with external providers

Helping people make connections

• Creating employee manuals