28 Days and Done: Creating an Inclusive Orientation Experience

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Using a case study approach, learn the benefits of, and process for, transforming your orientation into an inclusive design.

Follow an organization that changed their traditional employee orientation model in favor of a 28-day, all-inclusive orientation. Gone are the days of policy reviews; the new orientation experience includes an integrated learning approach that merges corporate, departmental and role-specific orientation to prepare new employees for their jobs. Learn the benefits of a transitioning to this job-ready orientation experience, as well as how to articulate the ROI for an inclusive orientation design.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Erika Tedesco


Erika Tedesco describes herself as culture champion in her role as Vice President of (HR) People & Culture at Diversified Automation, responsible for the culture, engagement, retention, and recruitment of professional talent at the company. Erika also teaches at the Gordon Ford School of Business at Western Kentucky University on International HR Business, leveraging her practical experiences with multinational entities to train the HR professionals of the future. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Louisville and a Master’s degree in Communication from the University of Illinois.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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