Technical Onboarding, Training, and Mentoring by Kate Heddleston and Nicole Zuckerman

Technical Onboarding, Training, and Mentoring by Kate Heddleston and Nicole Zuckerman

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PyCon 2014

April 13, 2014
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    Why do you care? • Productivity of the individual •

    Productivity of the company • Productivity of the team • Bonus! Diversity
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    3 major categories to think about 1) Technical Knowledge 2)

    Company Knowledge and Process 3) Personal Development
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    Week 4 • Review concepts • Check-in regularly • Elective

    shadowing • Co-piloting a larger project
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    • Check-in on goals • Tailor projects, code labs, etc.

    to their progress • Informal apprenticeship Beyond
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    Takeaways... 1) On boarding should make someone successful in three

    main areas: Technical skills, Company knowledge, and Personal Development. 2) It benefits everyone in the long run: individual, company, team, and diversity. 3) Everyone can be involved in onboarding.