Episode 314

How to Plan for New Team Member Success

August 9, 2022

As your business grows, you’ll likely need to start building a team to support you. A critical step in the hiring process is a strong onboarding system. Why? Successful employee onboarding will build a foundation for a new employee to thrive. In this episode, Emily and Corey of Being Boss breakdown the important steps for the initial training period, how to establish expectations and perform reviews.

Episode Transcript
"Give your people permission to mess things up. Nothing is too precious."
- Emily

Discussed in this Episode

  • The most important first step in training that gets most overlooked
  • The importance of encouraging problem solving
  • How to approach training on role and responsibilities
  • Approaching training in a way that will build on skills already learned
  • Why you need to understand your new hire’s learning style
  • Using documents, video, and your existing team to support your training process
  • The importance of being present and checking in with your new hire
  • Timeline, data, and questions for initial performance reviews

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