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Got a New Staffer? 10 Ways to Make Them Welcome and Productive. Details always matter.

By Entrepreneur Staff

This story appears in the April 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Robin Davey

Adding to a team can be tricky. So we asked 10 entrepreneurs: How do you welcome new employees and make them part of your culture?

1. Sweat the small stuff.

"When someone is new to a team, the little things can be the most frustrating. That's why we make a point to cover them -- what number to dial for an outside line, how to use the photocopier, the best locations for a quick lunch, where the restrooms are. We show them the coffeemaker … and how to refill it." -- Morag Barrett, founder and CEO, SkyeTeam, Broomfield, Colo.