Orientation Overhaul: Scheduling a realistic first day for new employees

For about the 10,000th time in my career, I had a conversation with someone about Day One need-to-have content vs. nice-to-have content vs. there-is-absolutely-NO-need-for-new-employees-to-experience-this-on-their-first-day content. Even now, 20 years into my career, I find myself surprised at just how much content some (well-meaning) people feel is necessary to shove into one day. So today, we're … Continue reading Orientation Overhaul: Scheduling a realistic first day for new employees

3 Onboarding Lessons from SNL

  I love Saturday Night Live.  Clarification: I loved Saturday Night Live.  Now that I'm on the downslope toward 40, I can rarely stay awake late enough to watch it anymore, so I'm afraid I'm not as familiar with the show as I used to be!  Now, before I start panicking because my birthday is … Continue reading 3 Onboarding Lessons from SNL