Picture this: A hiring manager is eager to fill a key role on his team, and finally finds the right candidate. An offer is made, and ultimately accepted. (Cue the Hallelujah Chorus) Been there, hiring managers? As soon as that offer has been accepted, the clock is ticking. In many cases, you have about two … Continue reading Hiring Manager Tip: Start Building a Relationship Before the New Employee’s First Day
I'd like to chat with my recruiting and hiring manager friends for a moment... You are setting the tone for your relationship with your newest team member from the earliest points of contact. The first impressions you give, even in this embryonic stage, will remain etched in the employee's mind long after your initial meeting. … Continue reading First Impressions…
In my last post, I threw out this crazy little notion about incorporating Pinterest into employee onboarding programs. I promised that there would be a Part 2...and here it is: I've got 3 more board possibilities for you, so between last week's post and this one, you'll have 8...count 'em...8 ideas for boards you can … Continue reading Pinterest for Onboarding: Part Two
Ah, Pinterest. The (addicting!) social media darling. This site has opened my eyes to everything from new recipes, to travel inspiration, to shoes and handbags (swoon!) and home decor ideas...and about 1001 other things. I even post links to this blog and other things that inspire me on a Pinterest board. Such fun! Pinterest is … Continue reading Pinterest for Onboarding: Part One
I'm a new employee with your organization. I'm really excited to become part of your team. You hired me for my expertise; I know I'm going to do a great job, but I still need your support. I need to know what's in it for me. I need to know where I fit in. I … Continue reading A New Employee’s Bill of Rights
I had a conversation the other day about pre-boarding employees prior to their start date. A question was thrown back to me: How can we pre-board employees before we're able to give them access to proprietary systems and information? I love questions like that. Pre-boarding isn't new hire training, but it is a method of … Continue reading Pre-boarding? Non-Proprietary? No Problem!