New Associate Orientation Quiz

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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The following quiz was designed to help familarize you with a few of the policies and procedures that are particularily important to new associates. It is not intended to eliminate the need for you to thoroughly review the documents provided during your orientation. Please complete the quiz within 10 days of your hiredate. This is an "open book" quiz and you are encouraged to use your handbook, policy manual, and new hire binder to locate the answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement below is NOT contained in the Equal Employment Opportunity policy? 
    • A. 

      Employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating.

    • B. 

      Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.

    • C. 

      Associates must be employed for at least 6 months before the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy applies to them.

  • 2. 
    What page of the handbook discusses overtime? 
  • 3. 
    Overtime is paid at to nonexempt associates at one and one-half times their straight time rate. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     What policy contains the following statement? Unless expressed in writing and signed by appropriate parties, your employment with H. D. Smith is at-will.  This means that neither you nor H. D. Smith has entered into a contract regarding the duration of your employment.  You are free to terminate your employment with H. D. Smith at any time, with or without reason.  Likewise, H. D. Smith has the right to terminate your employment, or otherwise discipline, transfer or demote you at any time, with or without reason, at the discretion of H. D. Smith. 
    • A. 

      Promotion and Transfer

    • B. 

      Employment at Will

    • C. 

      Confidentiality Agreement

    • D. 

      Introductory Period

  • 5. 
    From the H. D. Smith Dress Policy, what types of clothes should NOT be worn?  Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Open toed shoes in the warehouse

    • B. 

      Sweatshirts in the warehouse

    • C. 

      Sweatshirts in the office

    • D. 

      Tank tops in the office

    • E. 

      Clothes that are neat, clean, and free from holes and tears

    • F. 

      Clothes that are FREE from suggestive slogans or foul language

    • G. 

      Shirts advertising illegal substances

  • 6. 
    Select the following statements that are true about H. D. Smith.  Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      We provide home healthcare, durable medical equipment, over-the-counter items, and health and beauty aids to the “front” of the store and specialized products to other health care providers.

    • B. 

      H. D. Smith was founded by Henry Dale Smith in Springfield, Illinois in 1954.

    • C. 

      We at H. D. Smith enjoy an excellent reputation for providing the best service at the best price.

    • D. 

      We stock less than 1,000 items in varying sizes and strengths.

    • E. 

      We provide prescription medication to the pharmacy department.

    • F. 

      Our primary function is to be the supplier to community pharmacies, hospitals, and other health care providers.

    • G. 

      You are a vital part of the health care delivery system team and it is imperative for you to understand the importance of your position.

  • 7. 
     Answer True or False to the following statement regarding the Drug and Alcohol Policy.  Compliance with this policy and consent to drug and alcohol testing pursuant to this policy are a condition of becoming employed and of continued employment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Answer True or False to the following statement regarding the Drug and Alcohol Policy.   When any supervisor observes behavior or performance problems or other evidence that leads the supervisor to reasonably believe that an associate may be impaired or is suspected of using drugs or alcohol, the supervisor ignores the situation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Answer True or False to the following statement regarding the Drug and Alcohol Policy.   The Company reserves the right to conduct periodic, unannounced drug and alcohol screening tests for associates. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Family/Medical Leave of Absence.  Fill in the blank.  To be eligible for such a leave, you must have completed at least __________ year of service and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the twelve (12) months preceding the requested leave of absence. 
  • 11. 
    Family/Medical Leave of Absence.  Fill in the blank.  Associates may request one (1) or more family care or medical leaves, however, the total amount of leave taken cannot exceed __________ work weeks in any twelve- (12) month period. 
  • 12. 
    The statement below was takenfrom which policy located in the Associate Handbook?  H. D. Smith, its divisions and its subsidiaries encourage and support the professional development of all its regular full time associates.  Upon management's review and approval, the Company will offer assistance to associates by sharing in the cost of pre-approved educational courses that enhance an individual's job performance. 
    • A. 

      Promotion and Transfer

    • B. 

      Voluntary Assistance

    • C. 

      Performance Reviews

    • D. 

      Education Assistance

  • 13. 
    In accordance with the Anti-harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation policy, which steps could I take if my coworker makes an inappropriate comment about my religion? 
    • A. 

      If appropriate, communicate with the coworker to let he/she know the comment was inappropriate.

    • B. 

      Complete the Discrimination/Harassment Compliant form.

    • C. 

      Speak with my manager or the Vice President of my location.

    • D. 

      Contact the Corporate Human Resources Director at 217-467-8263 or the Corporate Human Resources Legal Counsel at 217-467-8264.

    • E. 

      Do nothing and allow my coworker to continue the inappropriate behavior.

    • F. 

      I follow one or more of the steps listed in options a, b, c, or d.

  • 14. 
    The statement below was taken from which policy in the Associate Handbook?  This foundation is used to match associate contributions to charitable organizations.  The donation must be a gift to the organization, not for services rendered.  You may make contributions (minimum of $50 and while there is no upper limit, contributions must be funded by the associate and commensurate with compensation from H. D. Smith) to the Foundation any time of the year, designating the gift to any 501(c) (3) charitable organization.  The Foundation will match your check amount and send a check for twice your contribution to the charitable organization you have selected.  
    • A. 

      Walnut Foundation

    • B. 

      Worker's Compensation

    • C. 

      Bereavement Leave

    • D. 

      Cell Phone Usage

  • 15. 
    PTO (Paid Time Off) Policy.   Which of the following statements are TRUE? 
    • A. 

      As a new associate, I am eligible to use my PTO days after my introductory period.

    • B. 

      I may carry forward up to 10 days of PTO each anniversary year.

    • C. 

      H. D. Smith believes we all work better when we are well rested and focused on the task at hand.

    • D. 

      If I am an hourly associate, I must request PTO through the Enterprise eTime (EeT) system.

    • E. 

      If I am a salaried associate, I must request PTO through the Human Resources Benefits (HRB) system.

  • 16. 
    Challenge Question.  Where would you find a copy of your job description?
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