Induction and Orientation of New Staff


The induction and orientation of new staff involves familiarising newly appointed employees to the work environment of the organisation. This process is incredibly important to help employees become immediately effective, to build an understanding of how the organisation works and to manage expectations.


This toolkit is of interest for your organisation when it:

  • hires new employees and needs a structured induction and orientation process in order to ensure the effective integration of new staff members.
  • experiences high staff turnover and needs to improve the induction and orientation process for increased job satisfaction and performance.
What you can expect

In six steps this toolkit assists you in creating systems for inducting and orienting your new team members to the organisation. Here you’ll find a step-by-step guide, tools, examples and other resources for creating and implementing an induction and orientation system.

What you get  
Know how:
  • an overview of how to induct and orient new staff step-by-step.
  • a two-week induction schedule tailored to a specific new employee’s role
  • a two day induction schedule for new employees
  • a checklist to track and ensure that all components of the induction get completed
  • a guide detailing the components of an organisation’s induction and orientation process
  • a checklist to ensure that all new hires get an introduction to your organisation and their role in it
This toolkit is largely based on the learning materials of the Atma Network
The purchase of these materials was co-funded by Edukans.

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