WOW Your New Team Member – Induction Hot Tips + Bonus Retaining Employee’s
A good induction process always begins with thorough preparation. If your company has a professional HR function, you probably have a search, recruiting, and hiring process. You may even have some kind of induction program. More likely than not, as a small business you don’t have an induction program that maximises delivery of business results.
But what you can do is confirm a shared vision and make sure the role for which you have recruited for is understood and broadly accepted. This way you are setting up team success. New team members who are engaged early on perform better. This, in turn, leads to better results and increases in business growth.
In this book “WOW Your New Team Member”, we will cover in more detail some top tips to better engage new team members there are some top tips that we will cover in more details.
We have also included some great on boarding ideas to help you stand out from the crowd and become an employer of choice, as well as checklists and forms.
The Scoop on Probationary Periods – A time to engage your new Employee for future success
Fresh HR Insights can help make probationary periods work for the employee and employer. We have developed a comprehensive eBook that includes;
- What is a probationary Period;
- Can it be extended;
- Entitlements in probation;
- How long is a probation period;
- Dismissing during probation;
- Common law requirements;
- Probation Policy;
- Induction checklist;
- Letters of communication in probation;
- and much more
Probationary periods at the start of new employment have been common practice in Australia for a long time. However, they can be instigated and served in an unsatisfactory manner which can defeat their purpose. They are a means by which an employer can see demonstrated the suitability and fitness of new employees to the job. It is a period of time (i.e. 3 months), when an employee is first employed, and allows either the employer or the employee to terminate the employment for any reason. The purpose of a probationary period is for both parties to decide whether the employee is suited to the position and/or employer’s business. ‘Trying out the Employment’