Human resources Orientation programs are designed to reduce the stress that employees feel when beginning a new job. However, many orientation programs compress huge amounts of information about managerial philosophies, company history, policies and procedures into a very brief period, and the employee is overwhelmed.
Planning orientation programs
Some properties divide orientation into two programs, they are
General property orientation
One of the first steps a property takes to orient a new employee is to acquaint that employee with the organization and with the property as a whole, this stage of orientation covers such as topics as the organizationâ€™s mission statement and management philosophy, general policies and procedures, insurance and benefits, personnel forms, gust and employee relations, and the role of employees in meeting organizational goals.
Specific job orientation
During specific job orientation, the focus shifts from organizational and departmental topics to those directly related to job performance. Employees are introduced to the responsibilities outlined in their job description, the portion of the handbook relating to their job, the work environment and location of equipment and their departmentâ€™s relationship to other departments.
There are five orientation kits they are listed
Approaches to avoid
There are five approaches to orientation that managers should avoid, they are