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Sample Employee Orientation Policy

New employees undoubtedly have questions when beginning a new position.  Consequently, COMPANY has developed an orientation program to introduce and welcome these individuals to the organization.

On or before the first day of employment, the Human Resources Department shall conduct an orientation session with new employees to complete necessary employment documents, review key company policies and compensation terms, explain benefit and reward systems, and provide any other human resource related information needed to orient and integrate the employee into COMPANY service.  The topics covered shall be documented and placed in the employee’s personnel file.

During the first week of employment, the employee’s supervisor shall review the company’s history, organizational structure, job content, performance and safety standards, working conditions, promotional opportunities, and any other matters of operational importance needed to orient and integrate the employee into COMPANY service.  The topics covered by the supervisor shall be documented on a form provided by the Human Resources Department.  The Human Resources Department shall place the signed form in the employee’s personnel file.  During the introductory period, the supervisor shall meet with the employee a minimum of once per week to respond to questions and provide constructive feedback concerning performance.

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