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5 Ways to Engineer a Powerful Day 1 Experience

Get tips and resources for creating a powerful first day experience for new hires

Mar
11

March 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM EST

Most companies struggle to build and execute an onboarding process that nurtures an exceptional workplace culture. The first day of an employee’s tenure has significant implications on his/her performance, productivity, and interpersonal relations with colleagues, direct reports, and supervisors.

If organizations want to attract and retain top talent, they need to be strategic and intentional about the cues they send employees on that crucial first day on the job. This session will teach you the most common mistakes organizations make with respect to Day 1 and provide you with practical strategies and resources for creating a powerful Day 1 experience.

After this 1-hour session, you will:

  • Understand current research about new employee preferences and expectations for the onboarding process
  • Assess their onboarding processes for strengths and vulnerabilities
  • Learn how to create a powerful Day 1 experience that improves employee engagement and retention

Presented by:

Delia J. O'Steen is a faculty member and the Director of Business and Professional Communication in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. She is also is co-owner of ROI Talent Development, a Texas-based HR consulting firm.

LeAnne Legasse is a Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths Coach, and perviously served as the Director of Public Speaking and an instructor in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. She is also co-owner of ROI Talent Development, a Texas-based HR Consulting Firm.

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