If you are creating an employee handbook, it is ideal to add a welcoming statement for new team members. This doesn’t need to be complicated, just something that defines your business and the culture you are aiming to promote.

Check out this simple example below.

Employee Handbook Welcome Statement Example


We are excited to have you as part of our team. You were hired because you ‘stood out from the crowd’ and we believe you can contribute to the achievement of the goals of BUSINESS NAME while also progressing in your career.

BUSINESS NAME is committed to distinctive quality and unequaled customer service in all aspects of our business. As part of the team, you will discover that you will be challenged to pursue excellence which will become a truly rewarding aspect of your career. As a team member, you must “own” the results of your productivity.

This Employee Handbook contains the key policies, goals, benefits, and expectations of BUSINESS NAME; and other information you will need as part of our team.

The success of BUSINESS NAME is determined by our success in operating as a team and your ability to be part of this team. We must earn the trust and respect of our customers every day in order that they return for more. We sell customer service and service is provided by people. We sell BUSINESS NAME product type, and our products are provided by people.

Our success is guaranteed by creative, productive employees who are empowered to make suggestions while thinking “outside the box.” Your job and every job in BUSINESS NAME is essential to fulfilling our mission to “provide distinctive quality and unequaled customer service” every day to more customers who “trust and respect” us.

The primary goal at BUSINESS NAME, and yours, is to live our Mission Statement and continue to be an industry leader. We achieve this through dedicated hard work and commitment from every employee. It is the desire of BUSINESS NAME management to have every employee succeed in their career and assist in achieving our goals.

You should use this Employee Handbook as a reference as you pursue your career with BUSINESS NAME.

Additionally, this manual should assure good management and fair treatment of all employees. At BUSINESS NAME, we strive to recognize the contributions of all employees.

Welcome aboard. We look forward to working with you.
Your Name
Managing Director

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