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Helping a New Member of the Team Adapt

3 Key Ways

When someone new joins the team – whether a department, workgroup or a project team – it is important to help them adapt as quickly as possible in order to get them up to speed and become productive on the team.

Consider these three simple ways to help a new team member […]

Onboarding on a Shoestring

Help new employees get up to speed in the organization on a limited budget

While the idea of an elaborate, fancy onboarding program is exciting (look at the programs some of the larger companies have in place – amazing!), it’s not always possible. The organization may be too small, management may not want to participate, […]

Getting a New Employee Engaged - Part II

A mini case study

Please read Part I for the story.

Robert reached out to a few colleagues and friends to understand how they engage new employees within their organizations. He got a few ideas that he felt would work well within his department and the organization.

The ideas that he got and decided to […]

Getting a New Employee Engaged - Part I

A mini case study

When a new employee joins the organization, it is important to get them engaged as soon as possible. This enables them to be productive and be able to contribute sooner to the organizational goals. It also increases their comfort and confidence.

Consider this story:

Allison has recently joined Robert’s department, which […]

New Supervisor Best Practices

Consider what you should be doing the first month in your new role

Ideally, new supervisors are afforded an opportunity to be onboarded into their new role in a more formal way within their companies. However, not every organization does onboarding and sometimes supervisors are dropped into a management role with limited or no support […]