This is also stressful for those in charge with onboarding new hires. Between the HR handbook and getting the company-issued computer to work, it’s easy for some things to fall through the cracks. But the first day at work is also a great opportunity to showcase your company culture and cultivate a strong dynamic from the get-go.
Welcome gifts – accompanied by a nice introduction letter, are essential to effective onboarding and making a good impression. They send the message right away that new members of the team are welcome, needed and appreciated.
Consider these 3 unique personalized gift ideas to welcome new employees to your company.
1. Computer bag
At some point, your new employee might find the need to bring a little work at home which requires bringing a laptop back and forth. Show your appreciation for their dedication with a custom computer bag, proudly bearing your company logo.
2. Branded blanket
Does your office feel like it’s a tundra? Help your new employees stay warm with a blanket branded with your company’s logo.
3. Valet and organizer
Make sure their cubicle stay tidy with a personalized valet and organizer. There are a variety to choose from, so select one that reflects your company’s branding and distribute to all your employees as gift thanking them for their hard work.
The ultimate goal of welcome gifts to new hires is to make them feel like they are part of the team even on their very first day. Note that companies who treat their workers well from day one are more likely to keep them longer. Also, happy employees will speak positively about their experience and consequently increase the company’s pool of job candidates.