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Scott Porad - Web 2.0 Expo SF 2011

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Our on-boarding process at Cheezburger.

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Scott Porad - Web 2.0 Expo SF 2011

  1. 1. No Code = No Bathroom<br />Scott Porad<br />Cheezburger Network<br />http://scottporad.com<br />
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  3. 3. How did your first day on the job feel?<br />
  4. 4. “Scary, and very good!” <br />– Eli T.<br />
  5. 5. “Most productive first day ever. It felt great!” <br />– J.M.<br />
  6. 6. “Best first day ever.” <br />– Dan<br />
  7. 7. We don’t show them the bathroom until they commit code.<br />
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  9. 9. http://jobs.cheezburger.com<br />
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  11. 11. http://jhelmassociates.com/managmentNotes-motivatingInHardTimes-v1p4.html<br />
  12. 12. while (chances < 1) {make_first_impression();}<br />
  13. 13. 1. Be Prepared<br />Let them know!<br />Machine and software on their desk<br />Accounts setup with access instructions<br />Development environment setup guide<br />Use downtime to fill-out paperwork<br />Bootstrapping Scripts<br />
  14. 14. 2. Control the Change<br />Specific and small task<br />Very minor bug fix or code change<br />It’s not about coding chops!<br />
  15. 15. 3. Assign a Mentor<br />Someone on their team<br />Mentor has no other tasks<br />Sit together side-by-side for the day<br />Waste?<br />
  16. 16. Kaizen<br />
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  21. 21. KTHXBAI!!1!<br />http://scottporad.com<br />http://cheezburger.com/scottporad<br />http://cheezburger.com<br />http://jobs.cheezburger.com<br />

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