Onboarding Your Company’s Future Leaders

by Monster Thinking

An employee’s path from new hire to future leader starts with a successful onboarding process – it’s up to you to set them out on the right foot.

“As a manager of new hires, you are as responsible for inspiring great performance as you are for getting new employees oriented to your company and to their role,” writes Alexia Vernon, author of 90 Days 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance, in a guest post for Monster Thinking. If you want to mold your new hires into exceptional employees Vernon suggests five actionable strategies that include pushing them outside of their comfort zones, giving them the opportunities to lead, and making yourself regularly accessible in the days after that first onboarding week. For more details, read her full post here.

Related Content from OpenView:

A great onboarding process doesn’t just happen — you have to plan and prepare for it, and as this post from the OpenView Blog argues, it pays to get organized. Otherwise, mistakes can definitely happen. Tune into this OpenView Labcast to discover the common mistakes to avoid when onboarding sales people.