“Congratulations, you’re hired!” It’s the statement every hopeful job candidate wants to hear.
Then the onboarding begins. You join your fellow newly hired employees gathered not around a conference table or in a sterile classroom setting, but at a dinner table awaiting the host.
The host also happens to be the company’s CEO.
Dan T. Cathy is head of Atlanta-based fast-food eatery Chick-fil-A. His onboarding policy includes dinner at his home as his personal welcome to the company’s corporate ranks. It’s one example that sets Chick-fil-A’s culture apart from its competitors in the fast-food industry, according to Darya Fields, senior manager of culture