Type of Industry: Other:
Number of Employees:
Your Orientation Program's Impression:
Do new employees receive a planned or formal orientation to your organization?
In your opinion, describe the quality of your current orientation:
Excellent Good Adequate Fair Poor
Select who conducts company-wide orientation:
Human Resources, Training or Personnel Operations/supervisor Other
How often is orientation held?
Weekly Bi-monthly Monthly Quarterly As needed
How long is the orientation? Hours Days
Is orientation done:
at one meeting orientation is a process conducted over a period of time
If conducted as a process, over how long a period of time?
When does orientation start:
First day First Week First Month with the hiring decision
Where is the orientation held (Select all that apply by holding the Ctrl key and making the selection)
Select all who attend orientation: (Select all that apply by holding the Ctrl key and making the selection)
In addition to the main instructor/coordinator for orientation, who (by title) are the guest speakers in your program? (Select all that apply by holding the Ctrl key and making the selection)
Orientation Program Content:
Select all items done before the new employee's first day of work:
What aspect of your orientation program is most effective?
What are the written objectives for your orientation?
Check materials sent to the new employee before the first day (check all that apply):
Check which written materials are give to to the new employee during the orientation process (check all that apply):
Who is responsible to cover these topics during orientation?
How many hours and minutes are spent on these topics during orientation?
How critical is the supervisor's role to successful new employee orientation?
very somewhat not
Describe the support supervisors in your organization give orientation:
great some little none
ORIENTATION METHODS, MEDIA AND TOURS:
Check all the methods used in orientation (okay to check more than one):
large group discussion
small group discussion
simulation or game
Check all the media used in covering an orientation topic:
interactive video disk/CD-ROM
slides or slid/tape
internet or organization's web page
ORIENTATION DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS:
When was your program initially designed? (month/year)
When was your orientation program last updated? (month/year)
What was your approximate "out-of-pocket" cost to develop orientation (including media)?
How many design/development hours did it take to create your program?
What resources were used to design/develop orientation:
internal external both internal & external
If you could redesign your orientation program from scratch without concern for time or cost, what would you do?
How do you evaluate the success of your orientation? (check all that apply)
no evaluation is done
written evaluations by participants
written evaluations by the participant's supervisors
informal verbal evaluations by participants and/or supervisors
comparison of objectives to the results
evaluation for bottom-line results measured? (check all that apply):
lower turnover loss prevention
accident prevention/safety record increased productivity
Would you be interested in:
advanced orientation workshops
book of suggested orientation activities
card deck of orientation activities
book of best practices from individual top benchmarked organizations
The purpose of this research is to develop information to guide the development of orientation materials for other organizations through workshops, books and articles. The completion of this survey authorizes us to use this information for this purpose with appropriate credit.
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THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!