When you’re onboarding new employees, you want to equip them to do their jobs and make them feel at home. Settle them in quickly so the office can go back to “normal.” But don’t give them so much information that they feel overwhelmed or “fall sick” their second week on the job. Narratives are a good way to ease them in, but it has to be the right type of story. It can be fun and exciting, but it also needs to be practical and contextual. Your stories should feel authentic. If they’re too contrived, they’ll fall flat. Here are some insider tips to add storytelling to your new hire onboarding.