Meaningful Hiring and Orientation Key to Success

Companies often overlook hiring and orientation programs as prime opportunities to reinforce corporate goals and motivate employees, says Ilene Gochman, an organization effectiveness expert with Watson Wyatt Worldwide, a leading global consulting firm.

“Few things are more important to a company’s long-term performance than choosing the right employees and ensuring they have the proper outlook from Day One,” Gochman says. “As a result, employers should view the recruitment and orientation process as an opportunity, not as a burden. Preparing employees for their new roles and communicating how they can help the firm meet its goals can go a long way toward determining whether new employees ultimately succeed.”

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