June 22, 2021

Why every induction program should be story based


I have been involved in my fair share of induction programs over my career. This is both as a participant and as a facilitator designing and delivering them. From experience, I think the ingredient that is critical to success in any induction program is the use of stories.

Recipe for Success

In my latest video I talk about the importance of using stories as the basis of any induction program.

Have you heard the story about…?

In a previous post I shared the power of the Nordstrom tyre story which is a great example of a story that every single employee should know about the moment they start working for the company.

Stories that Demonstrate Company Culture

Regardless of the size of your company or whether you have a formal or informal induction program, using stories will help demonstrate the desired values and behaviour. So, what stories are you sharing to induct your new employees into the culture of your company?