Recruitment process and induction programs work together during the hiring process of employees into an organization. Human Resource Management professionals recruit suitable candidates which are either done at the company level or through recruiting agencies. Induction process starts after the selection process and job offer extension.
Induction process usually involves preliminary procedures as part of initiation for new employees before commencing the work. Most companies give a welcome packet containing company rules and regulations as part of induction program. Some companies give preliminary training programs and conduct conference related to work culture. Orientation programs giving idea of the lay out of the office and office process along with free time activities are given by certain business organizations. Email communication guidelines are also given to new hires during the induction process.
Induction programs give a firm foundation to the organization and give new employees about the expectations of the company. The expectations usually include corporate values companies have ethics and etiquette expected from new hires and understanding of the working process as a team. Giving induction programs gives clear ideas before starting the actual work.
Induction process gives new employees great first impression about the nature of job and atmosphere within the company. Induction programs reinforce the beliefs of new hires that their choice to work for the company was a good decision. Induction programs given as group or individually benefit depending upon the nature of the job. Giving knowledge about the working process and technologies help new employees in knowing more and work independently in the organization.