Dana Yudelevich talks with us about the tips, tools, and advice for onboarding new team members. Why is onboarding important? How do you set people up for success? Are there any guides or tools Dana recommends for onboarding? And what is Notion?

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const podcast = { 
  episode: 152,
  title: 'Creating a Successful Front-End Onboarding Plan',
  topics: [ 
    'technology', 'onboarding', 'tools'
  guest: 'Dana Yudelevich'
  hosts: [
    'John Papa', 'Craig Shoemaker', 'Dan Wahlin'

Recording date: Sep 9, 2021

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Dana Yudelevich @dana_yudelevich

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  • 01:09 Weather updates
  • 03:36 Guest introduction
  • 05:11 Why is onboarding important?
  • 08:42 Sponsor: Ionic
  • 09:18 Setting people up for success
  • 11:46 What are some of the hangups with onboarding?
  • 13:48 Is there a guide to how to start onboarding?
  • 23:27 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 24:32 What is Notion?
  • 27:24 How to help people feel a part of the team?
  • 33:21 What if someone needs to work on a feature right away?
  • 37:30 Do you use videos, text, or what tools?
  • 39:24 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.