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November 13–17, 2017 Potsdam, Germany

How To Onboard New Hires Into Happy and Productive Employees

Embrace The Best and Avoid The Worst Practices When It Comes To Onboarding New Employees

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New hires are eager to become productive team members who can actively contribute from day one. However, it takes time to learn a code base and its nuances, while simultaneously navigating how team’s prioritize, resolve conflict, make decisions, and handle setbacks.

It’s our job as their new teammates to design an onboarding process that gets them over the hump and sets them up for success in their first 100 days.

In this talk, Poornima Vijayashanker will cover:

  • What to consider when designing your onboarding process

  • Balancing product versus people within it

And how to avoid the all-too-common worst practices that de-motivate new hires

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