I’ve always told managers, the first 45 days are the most important time for a new hire. Here is where you set up the working relationship between you and the employee. However, I just found the following article on Forbes.com which, if incorporated into the culture of a company, is a perfect way to introduce a new hire into the company.
“1 Thing Every New Hire Should Get On Their First Day” by Kevin Kruse. A welcoming letter to each new employee helps set the tone for the employees integration into the culture of the organization.
Every manager or owner wants the employee to act as if it was their company as well. So how do you promote that type of response from your employees? In managing employees, it helps to have a blueprint that guides you in building a strong team…a team that believes that have a say and know they are contributing to the success of the company.
“6 Ways to Get Your Employees to Act Like Entrepreneurs” by Mike Michalowicz on American Express OPEN Forum.
The first point “Get them started on the right foot” is critical to the level of productivity of each employee.
Keeping your talent is one of your main responsibilities as a manager…you are measured by your ability to handle this important function within the company. Losing people doesn’t have to be inevitable even for positions that traditionally have large turnover.
This is such a broad subject because each person has different needs within the work environment. So how do you as their manager satisfy all those needs in order to meet your business objectives? I’ve broken this topic down into three main topic areas:
· The New Employee
· In their role for about one year
· Seasoned employee…knows how to perform their role and is contributing successfully