Do You Have a Period of Probation or Self-Actualization?

April 10, 2015


You can have a careful hiring process and feel confident that you’ve chosen the right candidate, but sometimes things still don’t go as planned. This truth is why many companies have a 90-day trial period during which a new hire is evaluated for aptness and aptitude. Do you have one? Have you ever considered that it’s not only the employee’s time to shine, but also yours? In a job market where top talent has options, the last thing you want to do is give them a reason to explore other ones. Just sayin’.


In what ways can you wow your new employees as much as you want to be wowed? Will it be by being consistently attentive and available? Or by giving your newbie a chance to make meaningful contributions early on? What else?

Find out in our RecogNation article on acing the first 30, 60, and 90 days of employee onboarding!

Allison is currently living out the elaborate fantasy she described to her now-former staff and colleagues in early 2001. With a hearty dose of courage and absolutely no plan of action, she abruptly left her middle-management job to become a writer—and today she is doing just that in her role as Baudville's Senior Content Writer. She's here to tell you everything she's learned in her 20-years+ professional life, plus a lot more. She's wordy like that!

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