For example, do you assume a certain level of knowledge in order to be able to draw relevant information out of the intranet? Do the internal brochures answer a newcomer’s questions, or do they just add to the ‘first week confusion’?
How does the new hire ask a ‘stupid’ question?
Where does the new hire go to find out more about your company, the industry, the resources available to help him/her and the company succeed?
Hat tip to Jane Shannon for her excellent ‘73 Ways to Improve Your Employee Communication Program’.