When a new teammate joins your team, it is vitally important to properly onboard them within their first week on the job.
In a single short meeting where everyone attends, the onboarding is easily and effectively accomplished.
Present all your RMT goals and A Work Agreement is a collective teammate promise to transform non-productive, adversarial behavior into collaborative teamwork behavior. More along with an explanation as to why they were created.
Your new teammate asks you clarifying questions. Afterward, you ask them to accept the team’s goals and actively live the team’s Work Agreements.
See also Onboarding New Team Leader
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