The alarming sound awakes you from your slumber. The insistent beeping from your phone or clock won’t let up until reality sets in. Your pulse quickens and palms become slick with fresh perspiration.
The alarming sound awakes you from your slumber. The insistent beeping from your phone or clock won’t let up until reality sets in. Your pulse quickens and palms become slick with fresh perspiration. Today is the day; your first day at your new job.
Do you remember your first day or first week at a new job?
Stop – take a moment, think back to that very second…
A lot of companies want to have an excellent on-boarding system and no successful company intends to make a new-hire uncomfortable. So why do so few actually have great on-boarding in place? It takes time, effort and must be a priority for of the entire company!
At Roma, we take great pride in everything we do, including welcoming new family members to our team. For us, it is absolutely essential; we’ve brought 16 new people onto our team since January and our success depends upon them being the superstars we hired.
“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel,”
– Maya Angelou.
Kevin Burke recently joined Roma as our video producer and was amazed by what awaited him on his first day.
“I was blown away by Roma and all they had set up for me,” Burke said. “In addition to an ultra welcoming feeling all my coworkers exhibited, they all knew I was coming and were genuinely excited to have me on their team.”
Oscar Wilde said you never get a second chance to make a first impression and the adage remains true today.
It’s worthwhile to make on-boarding inclusive and fun. Having said that you may not have the resources to do everything we can for our new family members; here’s our three easy must’s for any on-boarding experience.
Check out our video for more fun with on-boarding! Also, let us know, what do you do to ensure your new hires are happy and welcomed?