Noémie, press officer in a large French group, remembers a warm and benevolent welcome when she entered her service.
The team director even sent an e-mail to all the people I was going to work with to introduce myself in a few lines, and ask that they give me the warmest welcome.
It marked me.
“In a moment always delicate to live, the little message was reassuring and encouraging.
As for Noémie, the companies - if they have coordinated well with the manager - have often planned the course of the new recruit for his first days: delivery of the telephone and the professional computer, canteen card, first essential training...
Without forgetting sometimes a very useful little interview with a human resources contact, to describe the rules of leave and other social rights.
But that is not enough for the new employee to find their bearings, their balance, on the first lap.
And that he immediately feels comfortable in his position.
The manager has a big role to play here.
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