Employee orientation provides an opportunity to welcome new employees, provide them with key
information and to acclimate them to the organization’s culture and practices. In this Assignment, you will develop an orientation plan for a company that includes an organizational and departmental orientation.
In this Assignment, you will be assessed on the following outcome: HR400-5: Develop an orientation plan to use when onboarding new employees.
It is strongly recommended that you complete this Learning Activity after completing all the unit
Readings and before beginning your Assignment. This will help you practice important concepts related to skills needed for the Assignment.
Assignment: Before starting this Assignment, review the Assignment Checklist below.
Using information from the text and resources from the Library write a 2–3 page paper that outlines an employee orientation plan for the following scenario.
You are the human resource manager for a 300–employee insurance company and you would like to start a new employee orientation program. In order to get approval from the company’s senior
managers, you develop a plan that outlines the reasons for conducting orientation and what content the program will include. In this plan you will need to:
1. Identify the reasons and purpose for conducting employee orientation. 2. Outline what would be covered in organizational and departmental orientation. 3. Indicate the length of the program, who conducts it and what formats will be used.
4. Describe if and how you would incorporate a web–based component into the program.
This Assignment should be a 2–3 page Word document, in addition to the title and reference
It must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization,
style, and grammar and mechanics.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples where asked.
Your paper should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
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Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
A separate page at the end of your research paper should contain a list of references, in APA
format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
Be sure to cite were appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should
follow proper APA format. Review the APA formats found in the Writing Center.
Review the grading Rubric to ensure all points have been captured in the paper.
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Unit 9 Assignment: Employee Orientation Plan
Content and Analysis Points
Possible Points Earned
Identify the reasons and purpose for conducting employee orientation.
Outline what would be covered in organizational and departmental orientation.
Indicate the length of the program, who conducts it and what formats will be used.
Describe if and how you would incorporate a web-based
component into the program. 9
Writing style, grammar, and APA format. 5