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Business English Speaking Practice: Conducting an Orientation Session for New Employees -Communication and Talent Acquisition

Welcome to our Business Communication Club session on “Conducting an Orientation Session for New Employees: Communication and Talent Acquisition.” In this session, we’ll focus on the crucial role of effective communication in welcoming and integrating new employees into an organisation. We will practice idioms we use during meetings and we will gain practice while using typical business English expressions.

All this to practice speaking in English, increase confidence and fluency and gain practical experience before facing a similar challenge at work.

Prepared for you by: My Personal English Coach

The Idioms You Could Practice Today:

  1. Hit the ground running 🏃‍♂️
    • Meaning: To start a new activity with great energy and enthusiasm.
    • Example: “We expect new employees to hit the ground running after our comprehensive orientation.”
  2. Learning the ropes 🧗‍♂️
    • Meaning: To learn how to do a particular job or activity.
    • Example: “The orientation session is designed to help new hires quickly learn the ropes.”
  3. Onboard the bandwagon 🚂
    • Meaning: To join others in doing something that has become fashionable or popular.
    • Example: “It’s great to see all the new employees getting onboard the bandwagon of our company culture.”
  4. A fresh pair of eyes 👀
    • Meaning: Someone new who provides a new perspective.
    • Example: “New team members often bring a fresh pair of eyes to ongoing projects.”
  5. The bigger picture 🖼️
    • Meaning: The overall perspective or objective, not just the small details.
    • Example: “During the orientation, we ensure new employees understand the bigger picture of our company goals.”
  6. Break the ice ❄️
    • Meaning: To do or say something to relieve tension or get conversation started in a social setting.
    • Example: “We start with a team-building activity to break the ice among new colleagues.”

Set 1: Essentials of an Effective Orientation

  1. “What are the key components you believe should be included in an effective orientation session for new employees?”
  2. “How do you balance providing necessary information with making the orientation engaging and welcoming?”

Key Grammar/Vocabulary Expressions:

  • Onboarding process (e.g., “The onboarding process should encompass…”)
  • Initial impression (e.g., “Creating a positive initial impression is crucial for…”)
  • Engaging content (e.g., “To keep the session engaging, we include…”)
  • Setting expectations (e.g., “Setting clear expectations involves…”)

Set 2: Communicating Company Culture and Values

  1. “How do you effectively communicate your company’s culture and values to new hires?”
  2. “What strategies do you use to ensure new employees understand and align with the company ethos?”

Key Grammar/Vocabulary Expressions:

  • Company culture (e.g., “Our company culture is characterized by…”)
  • Core values (e.g., “We emphasize our core values, which include…”)
  • Cultural fit (e.g., “Ensuring a good cultural fit involves…”)
  • Ethos alignment (e.g., “Aligning with the company ethos means…”)

Set 3: Talent Acquisition and Retention

  1. “In your experience, how does a well-conducted orientation session contribute to talent acquisition and retention?”
  2. “What are some innovative methods you’ve seen or used to make new employees feel valued and part of the team from day one?”

Key Grammar/Vocabulary Expressions:

  • Talent retention (e.g., “For talent retention, it’s essential to…”)
  • Employee engagement (e.g., “High levels of employee engagement can be achieved through…”)
  • Welcoming environment (e.g., “Creating a welcoming environment includes…”)
  • Team integration (e.g., “Effective team integration strategies involve…”)

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