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Five Ways to Help New Hires Get Acclimated to the Organization

Onboarding New Project Managers

The sooner we can get new hires acclimated to the organization, the quicker they become productive and contribute to the bottom line. Besides that, spending time to get new hires acclimated makes them feel welcomed and valued and provides a positive impression of the organization.

Here are five ways to help new hires get acclimated […]

Organizations that Support a Learning Environment

Organizations that support a learning environment are structured and focused on doing so. Each of my clients who is learning focused – a learning organization – has the following in place:

Less hierarchical structures and a flatter organization enabling for decision-making at the lowest levels of the organization. These organizations tend to use cross-functional teams […]

Criteria for Selecting a Training Vendor

When selecting a vendor to provide training curriculum within the organization, consider the following criteria to enable comparisons between various training vendors:

Content: How robust and complete is the content? How practical and usable is the content for participants once they complete the workshop? Can content be customized to be relevant to the organization? What […]

Increase the Chances of the Training “Sticking” Back on the Job

Use a variety of methods to increase the chances of training in workshops sticking once the participants return to their jobs. For example,

Utilize case studies, discussion topics and problem solving scenarios that are similar to what the participant’s encounters in their role. Enable for opportunities to practice the concepts being learned within the classroom […]

When Your Training Programs are Not Excelling - Part V

The Action Plan

Please read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of this article.

Based on the information gathered both via surveys and interviews, as well as in casual conversations, the following was decided as a course of action:

Training Programs

Individual contributor/staff level: Given the desire to enable for more leadership […]