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Enabling a Team to Adapt to a New Manager

Steps a New Manager Might Take the First 90 Days

When a new manager takes over a team that has already been in place, it can be challenging – both for the new manager and the team. In this week’s article, we’ll explore a number of ways to enable a team to adapt to a […]

Leaders - help your new employees get acclimated into the group.

As leaders we have so much going on that when we hire a new employees, we may not take the time to get that individual integrated into the group. This is a shame and may cause retention issues, a perception of the organization not caring about it employees, and/or the inability for the employee to […]

Keep New Hires Engaged During Longer Orientation Programs

When orientation programs are longer than a couple of days, mix in a few activities to keep it interesting and keep the new hires engaged in the program. The activity examples provided in this article aren’t just fun, but also enable for the new hire to get acclimated to the organization and begin to develop […]

Make a New Hire’s First Day on the Job a Good One

A new hire’s first day on the job should be a memorable experience – a good memory! Remember, first impressions carry weight. You want your new hire’s first day to be one that (s)he remembers positively.

Imagine these two scenarios:

Scenario 1: Allan walked into the office at 8:45 AM his first day on the […]

Onboarding at the Department or Workgroup Level

Onboarding does not need to be the responsibility of Human Resources only. Business line managers, supervisors and team leaders could, and should, be onboarding new employees at the department or workgroup/team level.

Onboarding at the department or workgroup level will be different that onboarding completed by Human Resources. Consider the following components to be covered/shared […]