A Thin Red Line
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A Thin Red Line

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Getting Started
    • Confirm the Basics
    • Clarify your Role
    • A typical list of tasks
    • Understand the HR policies, processes and Salary structure
    • Find your Mentor(s) (or Buddy)
  • Getting your Team
    • Building your Team
    • Work on a Staffing Plan:
    • Arrange with HR, agencies to get candidates
    • Spend time with the interview panel(s) sharing the overall plan for the interviews
    • Spend enough time in the interview to give the candidate sufficient idea about what the prospective job in your team is about
    • As much as possible try to get the team members to interview candidates
    • Get everyone’s input but make your decision final on the hiring a team member
    • Look not just for technical competency, but also for proper attitude and ability to be a good team player
    • Once you have hired someone do your damned best to give the team member your complete backing
  • Taking over an existing team
    • Sessions with the Old Manager
    • Getting to know your team
  • Employee Engagement: The Heart and Soul of People Management
    • So what is employee engagement?
    • Gallup and Q12:
    • What are one on one (1-1) meetings ?
    • Why do we need one to one meetings ?
    • The Mechanics of 1 on 1 meetings.
    • Other Tools for Employee Engagement
  • Notes

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