George Bradt
Instructor George Bradt
Product Id 601630
Duration 60 Minutes  
Version Recorded
Original Price $295
Special Offer Price $10
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Onboarding: How to Get New Employees up to Speed in Half The Time


This session pulls from the presenter's five books on the subject, The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan, Onboarding, The Total Onboarding Program, The New Job 100-Day Plan, and The First-Time Leader, his weekly column on, The New Leader's Playbook, and his own global experience as a line manager to help new leaders, hiring managers and all supporting them work through three phases of onboarding akin to producing, directing, and stage managing a show.

Attendees will emerge with an understanding of how to:

  • Create an onboarding timeline and recruiting brief and align stakeholders around them
  • Pre-sell while buying and then close the right sale the right way
  • Help others deliver by co-creating and supporting new employee's Personal Onboarding Plan
  • Manage the announcement cascade and pro-actively introduce new employees
  • Provide resources and support to help new employees accelerate and adjust along the way

Why you should attend: Bringing new employees on board and moving into new leadership roles are two sides of one of the toughest challenges people face. 40% of new leaders fail in their first 18 months* because of mistakes made in the very beginning by those new leaders AND by the organizations bringing them in around fit, delivery and adjustment. Critical mistakes made so early can be devastating for all involved. Learn how search and HR executives and hiring managers can help new employees take charge, build their teams and get great results in new roles faster than anyone thought possible.

Areas Covered In the Seminar:

Producing is about assembling the resources required for success. When it comes to onboarding, this is about aligning stakeholders around the role and onboarding plan and acquiring talent in the right way.
  • Aligning
  • Acquiring

Directing is required to set the new employee up for success, co-creating a Personal Onboarding Plan to clarify expectations and interdependencies.

Stage Managing is what is required to make sure the new employee can do work on day one can work with others, and can deliver and adjust along the way.
  • Accommodating
  • Assimilating
  • Accelerating

Who will benefit:
  • Line Managers
  • Functional Managers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Trainers
  • Consultants

Speaker Profile
George Bradt has a unique perspective on transformational leadership based on his combined senior line management, consulting, and journalistic experience.

He progressed through sales, marketing and general management roles around the world at companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and J.D. Power’s Power Information Network spin off as chief executive. Now he is a Principal of CEO Connection and Managing Director of the executive onboarding group PrimeGenesis. George is a graduate of Harvard and Wharton (MBA), author of five books on onboarding including The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan, the New Leader Smart Tools iPad app, and The New Leader’s Playbook weekly column on

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