By definition, on-boarding is a process to assist the transition of new employees into an organization. How did you feel on the first day of high school? Excited? Scared? How does everyone know where to go, and why does everything seem so normal to them? That feeling is also what new employees feel on their first day at a new job. This uncomfortable feeling is something almost every entry-level employee should be used to, and eventually with a bit of time and guidance, they find themselves comfortable and assimilated with the new organization.
But what about high-level executives who are demanded a higher level of productivity and lower learning curves? There isn’t much hand-holding or guidance for executives, and therefore they must be fully ready to contribute once they’ve accepted their job offer. An article from ASTD outlines important steps to starting your new career on the right foot.
During the first few days, agencies should support new executives’ emphasis on:
During the first 30 days, new executives should emphasize:
During the next 30 days, the key tasks for a new executive typically include
During days 60 to 90, the new executive should emphasize:
Read the full article here.
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