"I hope I made the right decision.”
“What was that person’s name again?”
“Where will I sit?”
“Will I be able to make friends?”
“What should I wear?”
“I really want to make a good impression.”
Anyone who has started a new job knows what it feels like to be the “new person.”
As managers, we sometimes forget how stressful it can be for the new employee. We almost immediately start thinking, “I need this person brought up to speed as soon as possible. We have work to do!” Your new employee’s first thought is “Can someone please show me where the restroom is?”
The good news is companies are starting to hire again. The bad news is companies are out of practice.
Here is a refresher for those companies who haven’t done a lot of hiring:
Taking care of our new hires means new employees feel welcomed and engaged faster. They will be productive more quickly and hopefully become key players within our organization.
If you need assistance in this area just let Forté Human Resources know.