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By Rich Henson for Human Resources Today – January 16, 2019
The first days and weeks when new employees come to work are a make-or-break time for their success with you.
A positive welcoming experience puts them at ease and reinforces that joining your company was a good choice. That breeds loyalty – a key component of a stronger workforce, and an essential characteristic of what keeps organizations going strong.
Thankfully, loyalty is contagious. On the other hand, just a few crucial early missteps can leave newcomers second-guessing everything.