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If an employee has a positive reaction to their first weeks in the job then they are more likely to stick around.
Recruitment is an expensive business. You don’t want to get it wrong.
That said, you might want to think about a probation period to safeguard both you and the employee.
You’re more likely to retain staff if you make them feel valued from the outset.
It’s about identifying from an early stage how their career can progress within your business and don't forget to let them know their development is important to you.
How else will you expect them to stay motived, productive and interested?
You can source plenty of free advice, help and template forms online. The lists below have been mostly taken from the employers' recruitment toolkit created by one of our partners, Falkirk Council. You may also find the CIPD factsheet on Induction useful, including some handy advice below. Or take an HR masterclass with Business Gateway.
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