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Discussion on: How companies should prepare for newcomers?

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Amelia Vieira Rosado 🐣✨

I think people are hesitant to put time and effort to the onboarding because there are always fires to put out and deadlines to meet.

I believe that plays a role too. And as you mentioned, onboarding the newbie accordingly may help the team get a grip of the chaos better, together and much sooner.

To ease out the onboarding process, the company where I worked had an onboarding Trello board.

If I remember correctly, in my case it was an email. At some point down the first week I had little to do. I spent the week getting acquainted with tools they use and the like. Being more hands on would have been more fun πŸ˜…

I read that Spotify has an onboarding step where they ask for the newbie to create a fun app on their own with the tools and frameworks they have.

That's absolutely genius! I love the idea!

Thanks so much for getting back at my comment, by the way! πŸ™‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈ