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Welcoming New Relocated Employees

Posted by Lena Rekdal on May 10, 2016 9:04:00 AM

Business Etiquette Tips to Welcoming New Relocated Employees

When you hire new employees, whether they are local or are from abroad it’s important to ensure proper business etiquette to make them feel welcome so their transition into your company is a comfortable one. Today, we will go over specific factors you should include with your new hires. Let’s get started!

Tips before Your Employees Start

It’s important to email your new recruited employees giving them a warm welcome and where they will meet you specifically on that first day.You will also want to have a short itinerary for these new hires. It’s also important in the email to remind these new employees to bring specific items they need for HR such as ID, tax information, and medical related items for healthcare.

Orientation

On their first day make the new employees feel welcome. It’s a good idea to make introductions to key people, particularly for those who they will be directly working with.

It’s also a good idea to give your new employees a tour of all the departments within the company, so they know there way around. If your company also has a factory that it’s important to give them a tour of that as well so they truly understand what your company produces.

On that first day make sure they follow the itinerary that was mentioned in the email and make sure you remember to schedule any training that they need to include.

Make Them Feel Part of the Team

Joining a new company is a great experience for any new employee, and the business etiquette is important during this period as a new employee might feel vulnerable. It’s also important to include these tips below:

  • Take them to lunch to see how they’re adjusting.
  • Introduce them to team members and work on strategy building tactics together.
  • Introduce them to clients.
  • Have a mentor system.
  • Remember to include them in office activities and get their input during meetings.
  • Give small tasks, so they can adapt faster.
  • Encourage them to ask questions.
  • Check in with them daily to make sure they are integrating well.

Business TeamConclusion

If you follow these business etiquette tips for your new employees, they should integrate into the company quickly without feeling like an outsider. If you are in involved throughout the integration process and need someone to guide you then we recommend Newcomers. Newcomers is constantly improving their practices internally and how they work with their clients. 

Contact us today to get the guidance for an excellent relocation process

Topics: Relocation to Sweden