Learn how to effectively welcome new employees to your organization

MAKE NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION A SUCCESS
a one-day on-site workshop

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Personnel managers and specialists, trainers, instructors and course designers responsible for preparing and conducting new employee orientation will benefit from this unique, active day of learning. The workshop is based on original research of many successful companies. Can new employee orientation reduce turnover by 30%? Learn how!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

bulletIdentify bottom-line benefits of successful orientation programs
bulletSelect critical information employees need to be effective and successful
bulletMeasure the content of your orientation against some of the most successful orientation programs
bulletSet objectives appropriate for your organization
bulletLimit content to what is important
bulletEliminate boredom and keep the pace alive
bulletUse techniques to involve new employees
bulletAvoid pitfalls of ineffective orientation programs
bulletApply orientation design techniques to all new employee situations

WORKSHOP CONTENT:

Unit 1: WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
bulletOrientation: process  over time vs. one-day training program
bulletBenefits of successful programs
bulletHR's role and the supervisor's role
bulletHow to evaluate your current orientation during the workshop
bulletExamples from successful companies

Unit 2: HOW TO PLAN FOR ORIENTATION 

bulletWho is your typical new employee?
bulletWhat is realistic and achievable?
bulletBenefits of including skill objectives
bulletWho should be involved and how to gain their cooperation
bulletTechniques to identify your organization's needs
bulletSafety first: avoid expensive mistakes and accidents
bulletHow to get supervisors involved in the NEO process 

Unit 3: SELECTING CONTENT AND METHODS

bulletWhat new employees need: enough vs. too much
bulletSelect appropriate methods to deliver timely orientation
bulletReview schedules and checklists
bulletFirst day do's and don'ts
bulletHow to eliminate boredom and other pitfalls
bulletHow to create opening activities for group orientations
bullet5 key tips on taking plant tours
bulletInviting and guiding guest speakers
bulletWhat audio-visual support is best?
bulletUsing "self-discovery" orientation and buddy systems
bulletHow to communicate corporate culture
bulletSalaried, hourly, staff and supervisory orientation
bulletHow to make orientation more self-directed

Unit 4: EVALUATE YOUR ORIENTATION

bulletNew hire reaction
bulletWere learning objectives reached?
bulletDoes knowledge transfer to the job?
bulletHow to show cost benefits

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

bulletNew company start-up orientation
bulletMergers, acquisitions and reorientation
bulletNew departments, branches, stores, classifications, etc.
bulletOrienting management families--corporate welcome wagon
bulletMulti-location and intranet delivery ideas

Methods Used:

Lecturettes Discussions Case Studies Inventories
Audiovisuals   Role Plays Self Assessments Checklists
Audit Instruments Planning Tools Action Plans    

                           

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