NHO Initial Survey 5/12/2008

Please answer the following questions based on your 2-week New Hire Orientation experiences. We appreciate your comments and feedback!



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Training Class Start Date (xx/xx/xx):*


  1. I am in the [Sales Group]  *


  1. Please select your primary trainers:*
    Troy Costlow
    Matt Kelm
    Amy Hoyt
    Katie Hamm
    Erin Jacobs
    Lauren Osman
    Amanda Schlesinger
    Maggie Blazunas
    Ryan Bush


  1. Please answer the following questions based on your primary trainers.

    My trainers:*

            1 2 3 4 5      
      were well prepared. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      answered questions carefully and completely. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      incorporated personal experiences into the material Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      made training interesting and exciting. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      seemed like experts on the topics being presented. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      treated New Hires with respect and consideration Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      made New Hires feel comfortable about asking questions. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      were professional. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      effective in teaching the material and main concepts. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      were enthusiastic. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Overall, how would you rate the quality of your primary trainers?*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. Please list any other comments or feedback you have regarding the strengths/weaknesses of your primary trainers. *


  1. Please rank the following:*

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Location of training facilities Excellent  Poor  
      Quality of training facilities including visibility, temperature, etc. Excellent  Poor  
      Breakfasts provided Excellent  Poor  
      Lunches provided Excellent  Poor  
      Binder Excellent  Poor  


  1. Please list any other comments or feedback you have regarding the logistics and materials provided at the New Hire Orientation program. *


  1. How confident do you feel in the following areas? *

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Making enough dials to meet my minimum requirements Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Overcoming gatekeeper objections Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Overcoming Decision maker objections Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Setting appointments Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Conducting Appointment Research Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Setting up Live Meeting Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Using Pivotal to manage my leads Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Earn the Right Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Data gathering during Find the Need Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Creating the need- CTN Statement Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Selling Job postings Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Selling Resume Database Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Selling BrandBuilder Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Closing Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Calculating products from the Rate Card Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Putting together packages/solutions Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Using business acumen  Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  
      Navigating Merlin Extremely Confident Not at all Confident  


  1. Please answer the following questions based on your overall New Hire Orientation experience.*

            1 2 3 4 5      
      The material covered was interesting and stimulating. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I enjoyed the New Hire Orientation program. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      There was enough opportunity for interaction and participation with peers. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I felt comfortable asking questions. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      There was enough opportunity for interaction and participation with leaders. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The concepts were easy to understand. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The binder I received was a good resource during training. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The binder I received will be a valuable resource for me in the future. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I learned the skills necessary to be successful in my position. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I am confident I can apply the skills learned in class to my job. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The order of the program was logical and consistent. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      There was a sufficient amount of time spent on each topic. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The topics discussed in training were relevant to my job. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      The topics discussed in training were applicable to my specific sales unit. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. What were the major strengths of this New Hire Orientation?*


  1. How could your experience have been improved?*


  1. I am unclear, confused, unprepared, or need more information on the following topics/skills:*


  1. I think TOO MUCH TIME was spent on the following skills/topics:*


  1. How would you rate the overall quality of New Hire Orientation?*
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. I was emailed prior to my start date by a Mentor:*
    Yes
    No


  1. I was called prior to my start date by a Mentor:*
    Yes
    No


  1. Please list any other comments or feedback you have regarding your New Hire Orientation experience.





Matt Shirley