All too often, the onboarding process for new hires feels rushed and disorganized. When onboarding is done right, it leads to better employee retention, on-the-job performance, and a happier work force.
At Andela, we’ve onboarded distributed developers onto hundreds of partner teams over the past several years. And we couldn’t have found success at that kind of scale without understanding exactly what it takes to successfully integrate engineering teams to help build better products, faster.
If you’re a growing company struggling to integrate new engineering hires – whether in-house, remote, or some combination of the two – this guide is for you.
Create a repeatable system to ensure a smooth, efficient first impression, before your new hire even begins day 1.
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Establish communication expectations from the start, so that distributed teams are set up to collaborate productively.
Follow a few basic guidelines for setting up and conducting dynamic video meetings that are as productive as possible.