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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


The First 30 Days - Orienting New Employees

You have only one opportunity to make a good first impression on new employees. The first day that a new person is on the job provides you many "teachable moments." Nearly all employees want to get off to a good start. The good start depends more on orientation than on how much work the person does the first few hours on the job.

Publication type: 
Policy brief
Date published: 
Sunday, July 1, 2001