ONBOARDING NEW EMPLOYEES: REVIEW OF CURRENT PRACTICIES

  • Hanna Maksymiuk Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University
Keywords: onboarding, employee, new hire, newcomer, onboarding program

Abstract

New employees come in contact with an organization through onboarding programs. The author hasstudied strategic onboarding programs of world-known companies and recounted the most eye-catching features of them in the article such as suggesting newcomers money for not working at the company or meeting new employees with a bottle of wine. In conclusion, the author distinguishes some common features of successful onboarding programs.

Author Biography

Hanna Maksymiuk, Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University
Post-graduate student

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2017-01-14
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Maksymiuk, H. (2017). ONBOARDING NEW EMPLOYEES: REVIEW OF CURRENT PRACTICIES. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 20(1), 123-128. https://doi.org/10.23856/2014