At Twitter They Toast You
First of all, it's not called "getting hired" anymore. At Twitter and many other tech companies these days, the correct term is "onboarding," and it also refers to acclimating you into the company.
Sort of reminds you of embarking on a cruise, doesn't it? Some employees who have recently been hired by the uber social networking company based in San Francisco say it does feel a bit like a cruise -- especially in the begining, with Love Boat-like perks such as meals with the "captain," and even toasts to your arrival.