Unfamiliar setting and environments are enough to make anyone feel overwhelmed or stressed. When this situation is the first week at a new job, the level of stress can increase even more. Research shows the first days of starting a new position are crucial for the long-term success at an organisation. Why? There are simply too many people to meet, impress or orientations to attend. To make your new employees feel welcomed and relaxed from the very beginning, you and your team should think of how to acclimate them smoothly into their new positions without causing too much stress.

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