But the easy idea of “move it to marketing” has flaws too. Continue Reading
“This here is Larry in accounts receivable. This is our new hire. Meet Larry. He’s been here 11 years…” <--- We can replace this with a much better first day. Continue Reading
Here’s how I want to spend my Wednesday: uploading a resume and then filling out 18 tabs of exactly the same information I just uploaded. Wait, what? Continue Reading
If people are truly job-hopping more than ever, then onboarding is tremendously important. But most companies still do it horribly. What if we shifted the focus ever so slightly, though? Continue Reading
I’m a weird person, and I have weird thoughts as I walk down the street, and yesterday was no different. It was slightly after work and I was going to meet my wife for a meeting. Completely based on nothing,… Continue Reading
In a business context, B.R.A.V.E. indicates or stands for: Behaviors Relationships Attitudes Values Environment That’s pretty much everything, right?
Love the concept of onboarding (an employee’s first days/weeks/months at a company). Love it. Went to school to learn more about it, that was a waste, and I ended up working in marketing. Oh well. Life happens, I guess. You live and learn. Just… Continue Reading
Ah, on-boarding. (Or is it “onboarding?”) The process of a new employee’s first day/days/weeks/months. It’s something every company should have a plan for, but almost none ever seem to. People view it as a transactional thing: meeting with your boss, walk-through with… Continue Reading