If the talent shortage was already bad, is it going to get worse?
Best practices, tips, on how to work from home efficiently.
In May we attended the Collision Conference 2019 in Toronto. Now in its fifth year, Collision is the fastest growing tech conference in North America, and for the first time, in Toronto. Over 25,000 attendees from 125 countries, 730 speakers, and 1100 startups. I...
Consider this: When your new employee starts, their job search did not end. You can help prevent a failed on-boarding by developing an on-boarding plan.
Your company may not have an on-boarding plan, but the employee does. If this job does not work out, they will quit, forcing you back to square 1 of the recruiting process.
Nobody knows how to answer the question “What is the culture like?”
How well you perform at your new role will largely be affected by how well you interface with new manager(s), colleagues, staff, stakeholders, decision makers, influencers and others. Combined, they are the shadow organization.
Some techniques to ensure your new manager remains on your side.
From your first day on the job you’re being accessed and impressions are being formulated
What business phase is your new company in?
Most people are unable to articulate, or don’t really know their preferences. Use these tables in this blog to calculate your preferences.
Excelling at on-boarding at a new job is a skill as it’s common to change roles every 2-3 years. Here are four areas of risks when on-boarding.
As a new employee you need to progress to the point where you’re giving back more to your employer than you’re costing them.
You need to determine what to learn and in what order or you’ll be quickly overrun with information. You need a systematic approach.
Make a conscious effort to begin and lead your on-boarding. Don’t wait for it to happen.
Avoid the water-cooler intros. Aim for meaningful brief discussions to receive the utmost value from everyone you meet.
Start your On-Boarding on the right foot.
Every year about 25% of managers change jobs. You want to leave a positive impact during your era in the company or role, not a failed on-boarding.
Below is an actual stack of biz cards that I collected over a few years. It represents unrealized opportunities. I recently un-buried myself from all the business cards I’ve collected over the past few years. While filtering through the cards, two ~equally sized piles...
I often hear from LinkedIn citizens that they’re pestered by recruiters about jobs, how they find it a huge annoyance, unprofessional, spammish, and they won’t reply. But what if recruiters were not contacting you? Having a recruiter contact you is an affirmation that...
There is always one more feature to add usually as a result of a customer change request. Duke Nukem was the first first-person video game. I was ground breaking and crated a legion of players. However, as with all software, the question of "what's the next feature?"...
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