What is Orientation?
What is: Employee orientation is the process of introducing newly hired employees to their new workplace. It provides the basic organizational information employees need to feel prepared for their new team, department, and role within the company.
Why: Orientation is important because it signifies the beginning of the relationship between employee and employer. The first day of work is the most important, as new hires are seeking to affirm their decision to accept your offer of employment.
When: On the date of joining the orientation program held by HRD.
Who: Orientation is managed and coordinated by HR Department, but conducted by the respective Department and subject expert.
How to: The key to successful new employee training is to make your new colleagues feel welcomed, appreciated, and productive from day one. To help employees feel welcomed, avoid overwhelming them with facts, figures, flowcharts, and new faces on their first day.
Purpose: The purpose of new employee orientation is to welcome new employees to the organization, communicate important policy and culture information, and introduce employees to their new place of work.