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What is Orientation?

supervisorA comprehensive orientation for the new employee:

  • Provides the new employee with information that will ease the transition into the workplace;
  • Paints a precise picture of the department and the institution as a whole;
  • Introduces the new employee to departmental goals, policies and procedures, customs and traditions;
  • Conveys the employer’s expectations;
  • Relieves the new employee’s anxieties about starting a new job; and
  • Inspires the new employee to have a good attitude toward the University and his/her new job.