805: Building Connections from Day One: Activities for Integrating New Hires | Sessions

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Preconference Workshop
805: Building Connections from Day One: Activities for Integrating New Hires
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In-Person Sunday 06/23/2024 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
This session will explore the barriers to forming new relationships faced by new hires, and share several simple ideas for how to incorporate more opportunities for relationship-building and connection into the employee onboarding process. 

The need for activities that encourage connection is especially critical for remote and hybrid teams. This session will focus on simple activities teams can do to help foster individual connections and a sense of belonging between new and existing team members. During the session, you'll try out different activities that encourage storytelling to learn more about each other's backgrounds, help uncover shared interests, and inspire fun shared memories for the new team.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore barriers to forming new relationships faced by new hires.
  • Design effective team bonding sessions for integrating new hires into in-person and distributed teams.
  • Lead engaging activities to catalyze connections between new and existing employees.
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Presenter:
Alexandra Suchman, CEO and Co-founder,
Barometer XP