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Tag: onboarding

  • Aim to be a competent novice, not an expert

    Aim to be a competent novice, not an expert

    I’m working on writing some new hire onboarding training at my work and it’s tempting to want to include a lot of tips and tricks that I’ve learned over the past few years. As if reading my mind, my colleague reminded me that what I’m writing should be “an introduction—not a comprehensive exploration. We’re creating […]

  • How to help someone new (and also help yourself)

    How to help someone new (and also help yourself)

    Helping new team members is one of the many things omitted from every job description. Here’s a few different ways to think about increasing empathy towards new team members and being more useful.