Employee Orientation Survey And Past Results
In 1985 The Training Clinic
recognized the fact that although nearly all organizations conduct a new
employee orientation program, few believe that their program is interesting or
involving for the employee. To learn more The Training Clinic initially
conducted research on over 300 companies. These companies identified themselves
as having good-to-excellent orientation programs. A research staff of three
conducted a survey of these companies, collected samples of orientation
handouts, conducted telephone interviews and attended selected programs.
That research revealed that
there are 12 principles of successful orientation programs. From that
information and research a one-day workshop on how to design and present an
effective new employee orientation program was developed. That workshop has been
presented to thousands of participants in the intervening years.
To keep the workshop
content fresh, we periodically conduct additional research with over 2000
The research results and current survey form are linked
Orientation Survey Form
and take a few minutes to enter your organization's information in the Survey
Form. By completing the information you will receive a copy of the new
survey results, when available.
Orientation Survey Results
for findings in the on-going research The Training Clinic began in 1985.
A few new trends are noted in the the most recent survey.
50 organizations responded to the survey and represent an even split of
manufacturing (including high tech manufacturing) and the not-for-profit sector
(including government organizations, public transportation and utilities).
Over half of the respondents have more than 1000 employees, while 45%
represent employers of less than 500 employees.
for a list of additional articles and research.