206: Onboarding Strategies for Workplace Success with Angharad Ross

Happier At Work®

17-05-2024 • 45 mins

Are you striving for greater happiness at work?

In the latest episode of the Happier at Work podcast, I sat down with the insightful Angharad Ross to discuss the dynamics of workplace happiness and successful transitions in the corporate world.

In this episode, Angharad reflects on her 15-year corporate career and her mission to help individuals and organisations navigate career changes and transitions. She emphasises the importance of creating the right environment for individuals to succeed and stay in their roles, shedding light on the critical impact of the onboarding process on employee retention.

Angharad's experiences navigating through different roles and organisational cultures offer deep insights into the challenges and opportunities individuals encounter when starting new positions. She discusses the need for clear communication, understanding of different working styles, and the essential balance between culture fit and culture add within organisations.

The conversation touches on various elements, from the stages of adjustment individuals go through when starting new roles to the impact of organisational culture on new hires. Angharad advocates for comprehensive onboarding processes that go beyond functional introductions, encompassing tailored training for leaders and the nurturing of diverse perspectives within the workplace.

The main points throughout this podcast include:

  • The importance of creating the right environment for individuals to succeed and stay in their roles.
  • The critical impact of the onboarding process on employee retention.
  • Insights into the challenges and opportunities individuals encounter when starting new positions.
  • The stages of adjustment individuals go through when starting new roles
  • The impact of organisational culture on new hires.

Connect with Angharad

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angharad-ross-225b223b/

Website: www.risecmc.uk

Do you have any feedback or thoughts on this discussion? If so, please connect with Aoife via the links below and let her know. Aoife would love to hear from you!


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Previous Episodes:

https://happieratwork.ie/202-leveraging-strengths-and-setting-boundaries-with-lucy-gernon/

https://happieratwork.ie/201-redefining-your-own-career-success-with-gary-crotaz/