From a standing ovation at our first training meeting at Apple to the Traditions class at Disney on my first or second day of work, I have been a part of so many welcoming experiences to my organizations.
At Gap, being welcomed was lunch with my boss on my first day; it can be something as simple as that or as something as complex as a multi-day welcoming seminar.
The key to getting people on the right track and being welcomed is to make it a consistent process that your entire team is on board with.
How were you welcomed at your latest job? I will share the best stories in next Friday’s column.