What is employee orientation?

What is employee orientation?

Employee orientation is the process of introducing new hires to an organization. Employee orientation aims to give new people all of the information and tools they need to be ready to work with their new team and in their new role.

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What is on-the-job training (OJT)?

What is on-the-job training?

On-the-job training (OJT) is the process of providing practical instruction to employees as they engage in experiential learning in their jobs. In OJT, people may take time to observe more experienced co-workers, perform duties under the guidance of a designated individual, or engage in a company learning and development program. In a sense, every job demands some form of on-the-job training. Typically, however, OJT is prevalent in jobs that require hands-on work, the usage of power tools and machinery, or among people learning to use a new system or tech…

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What is an exit interview

What is an exit interview?

An exit interview is a final meeting between a departing employee and an interviewer that marks the end of employment in its present state. As part of offboarding, the exit interview is an official way of tying up loose ends and gleaning valuable information from employees on their way out.    Why should HR leaders care about exit interviews? Exit interviews help ensure recovery of employer property and digitally stored data, thereby maintaining confidential company information and avoiding employee-employer lawsuits.   Moreover, the exit interview enables employers to gather, evaluate, and implement…

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New Hire probationary period

What is a new hire probationary period?

A new hire probationary period is the first stage of employment, during which an employee receives on-the-job training and professional guidance. Usually spanning three to six months and starting on the employee’s first day, the probationary period is an opportunity for the employee and employer to make sure they are a good fit. Why should HR leaders care about the new hire probationary period? The new hire probationary period increases the probability of hiring and keeping high-quality, appropriate candidates. This trial period can be likened to dating, allowing the employer…

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What is remote onboarding?

Remote onboarding is the process of incorporating a new employee into a company and familiarizing them with the company culture and policies, so they can become an effective and contributing member of the team implementing technology of video calls and tech tools.

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What is onboarding?

Onboarding is the process of incorporating a new employee into a company and familiarizing them with the company culture and policies, so they can become an effective and contributing member of the team.

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What is offboarding?

Offboarding is the process of disengaging an employee from their position within a company, a practice used both for employees who choose to leave and for those who are laid off.

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