As a startup you constantly have to make important decisions, and many of them evolves around which systems and tools you should use. Here are the decisions we took in Adapto and hopefully it might help you in your decision process.
The first days—and months—on the job are critical for a new employee. It’s very important for you to help your new hire settle in comfortably, and feel that he or she has made the right decision to join your team. The extra time spent up front to ensure a great induction is time well invested. You will likely find that your new employee becomes productive more quickly. Importantly, a great induction can have a positive impact on future performance and retention.
Employee engagement as a term was coined back in 1990 by Kahn and since then more and more companies have measured employee engagement. Gallup spearhedeaded the measurements with their Q12 measurements in the early 90ies. And with the emergence of survey technologies like SurveyMonkey it was now possible for anyone to make an employee engagement survey.
As leader, you constantly have to make decisions. But decision-making is not only a critical leadership skill, because of it’s frequency; the quality and timeliness of your decisions have profound impact on the work performance and well-being of others - whether it’s tough prioritization when everything seems important or employees requesting additional resources when they are scarce.