Ch 1: Start Off Strong at Your New Job

About This Chapter

Adapting to a new work environment can be challenging, particularly for employees who are new to the corporate world. The short lessons in this chapter can help your new hires adjust to your company by examining tips for starting off strong at a new job.

Start Off Strong at Your New Job - Chapter Summary

Use the videos in this chapter to ease the adjustment process for employees who are new to your company. You can use the lessons to help your employees understand the following:

  • How to succeed in the corporate world
  • The functions and characteristics of new employee orientation
  • The importance of interpersonal skills in the workplace
  • Tips for making ethical decisions

Employees will gain strategies they can use to start off strong at their new job. After reviewing the lessons, employees can take self-assessment quizzes to gauge their understanding of the materials. If you have any questions about the lessons, our instructors are available to assist.

How It Helps

  • Introduces corporate workplace culture: The lessons provide an overview of the corporate world to ensure your new hires understand the unwritten rules of workplace culture.
  • Strengthens professionalism: Employees learn what it means to be professional in the corporate world, including how to dress, behave and showcase reliability on the job.
  • Sharpens interpersonal skills: This chapter teaches employees the strategies they need to positively interact and communicate with co-workers and managers in an organizational environment.

Skills Covered

After watching the video lessons in this chapter, new hires will be able to:

  • Understand the steps necessary to succeed in the corporate world
  • Explain the purpose and characteristics of new employee orientation
  • Describe how sharpening interpersonal skills enhances one's work experience
  • Detail how to make ethical decisions in the workplace

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