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Jan 24, 2013

Executive Onboarding: A Penny for Your Thoughts

By Ryan Rivera

Onboarding is an important step in the lifecycle of any employee. It is necessary to get a new hire involved and oriented in an organization from the very beginning. This is true at every level of an organization, but may often be left up to chance when it comes to onboarding executives.

This predicament is the subject of George Bradt’s recent article in Forbes. “The Three Steps to Managing Onboarding as the Crucible of Leadership It Is” offers insight on how to successfully onboard someone at the executive level. Take a look at the article and let us know what you think of these executive onboarding tips and if you can see an application at other organizational levels!

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2 responses to “Executive Onboarding: A Penny for Your Thoughts”

  1. Rusty Tyson says:

    The entry is primarily directed to HR professionals. As I am looking for insight and guidance for my upcoming onboarding, the best I can draw from it is that I am alerted the HR folk with whom I will be working next week have a stake in me having a “productive” and “enjoyable” experience. The brevity of the article really limits it to being a very quick glimpse at a few insights.

  2. Landing a new job is a great moment for any executive who managed to navigate through her transition period. Some insights are posted under this tag by 2 european executive living this experience since the beginning of 2013. Don’t hesitate to share (french article).
    Have a great day,
    Stephane Loiret

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