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Lindsay Thacker (Program Manager, Riot Games)
Date: Tuesday, August 4
Time: 8:00am - 8:30am
Pass Type: Conference Pass - Get your pass now!
Topic: Production & Team Management
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
Joining a new team or studio can be a difficult and painful experience for a new teammate. We can all relate to the sinking feeling of being left alone at a desk and wondering what we're supposed to do next at our new job. During this session, Lindsay Peck will share the knowledge she's gained in her six years of experience onboarding many people across multiple studios and highlight key things you can start doing right now to create a more impactful onboarding experience for new people joining your team.
Attendees will walk away with six high level concepts that will have a positive impact on new people joining their team. Using the tips and tricks outlined for each concept, attendees can increase retention and productivity of their new teammates early in the onboarding process.
The intended audience for this talk is anyone who conducts onboarding for new people joining their team. No prerequisite knowledge is necessary to get something out of this session. Anyone generally interested in the topic is also welcome to attend!