Onboarding is customized for the unique needs of each client and includes clarification of expectations for performance and accountability measures.  We support the new hire in achieving success factors and avoiding potential derailment. Clients set themselves up to enjoy early wins, credibility, a successful transition, and sustainability in their new organization or new role.

What level of onboarding support do you need?

Kick-Start – Maximum impact in just one session
  • Knowledge of onboarding best practices, including basic success factors and potential pitfalls
  • Raised strategic self-awareness
  • Positioning to maximize your strengths
  • Preparation for how your common stumbling blocks are likely to play out and how to successfully navigate them
  • Support to maximize productivity as you begin the new role
  • Clear action steps to set you up for success
Kick-Start Plus – Sustained support throughout your first 3-12 months

All of the above plus a roadmap and plan for success, ongoing executive coaching and consulting, and accountability partnership.

Comprehensive Onboarding – For not only you, but for your new boss as well

Everything Kick-Start Plus provides with options for your boss’s input and partnership in the process. We even offer a session just for your new boss–to help set them up for success in your working relationship, helping them to better understand how to manage and support you.

Examples of past client success stories

  • First-time President effectively managed stakeholders in a highly political environment, achieved early wins and buy-in of the board
  • First-time COO developed confidence in the role, the confidence of his team and alignment with CEO
  • Senior executive adapted and flexed leadership style while retaining authenticity, to successfully onboard from the for-profit to the not-for-profit sector
  • Newly hired Regional Executive Director of a national not-for-profit, in a turn-around, effectively managed expectations of the national office to better align with the operational realities of the region
  • Managing Director successfully walked the tightrope of adapting to the culture while strategically disrupting it and navigating the relationship with the CEO
  • Recently promoted Director developed executive presence and effectiveness as a leader of former peers

What onboarding clients are saying