Hi. I’m Chris, I help companies (founders) figure out and navigate the challenges of growing their organisations by putting a strong focus on attracting, recruiting and developing their people. Having worked at a few fast scaling companies, most recently as Interim Head of People at cargo.one, it felt right to start sharing a few pieces of advice (9, obviously) that could help founders once they’ve raised their Series A and start hiring (a lot). Here it is!
Having a great product-market fit and tons of money in the bank is all well and good but if you’re missing the magic…
A Guide to Employee Onboarding
The following are things I’ve learned along the way or introduced during my previous roles and current time @Zenjob.
Where to begin
It makes sense to first start by understanding your current steps for onboarding. It’s very tempting to dive right in before doing your homework. Resist the urge. This will pay off in the long run.
Depending on the scope of the changes you’re considering making, it’s worth investing in a tool which is a little more robust than excel or google sheets -not that either of these aren’t capable when it comes to…