One Hundred Days of Onboarding: Building Teamwork and Tenure
Ken and nadia roberts
Instructor Nadia Roberts and Ken Roberts, March 22, 2023; 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST. Online
March 22, 2023 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

To successfully bring a new member onto your existing team, it’s essential to follow an effective onboarding process. In this course, Nadia Roberts and Ken Roberts, principals at the recruitment firm Interior Talent, provide an overview of how to strategically structure an employee’s first 100 days. Taking a deep dive into the topic, they explain the difference between onboarding and orientation, then teach valuable techniques to set expectations while creating an environment of accountability. Applied consistently for three months plus, these are the tools that will ultimately foster unity and trust among the team.

In this class, attendees will learn how to:

- Run an effective stay interview
- Differentiate between training and shadowing
- Set clear expectations

After this class, attendees will have:

- A step-by-step outline for the first 100 days of onboarding
- An introduction to setting up a mentorship program

Additional Information:

This workshop is conducted through Zoom webinar. All you need to join is reliable internet access and computer speakers with good volume.

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Nadia Roberts is founder and principal of Interior Talent and has spent her entire career in talent placement. She started recruiting in New York City, where she worked at a leading fashion and creative services firm. Upon moving to Chicago in 2003, she saw a need in the market for a recruitment firm specializing in architecture and interior design. Initially, Interior Talent—now based in Orlando, Florida—serviced boutique interior design firms that needed an outside partner to find the right talent. As the company has grown over the past 20 years, however, it has become a trusted resource for businesses of all sizes across the A&D sector. Nadia is passionate about the home design industry and loves sharing her expertise as a speaker at trade shows and other events. She can be contacted directly at Nadia@InteriorTalent.com.

Kenneth Roberts, a principal at Interior Talent, has enjoyed growing the business and working with incredible firms along the way. As an avid public speaker, he appears at multiple events each year to share his expertise with both industry partners and emerging professionals. He has presented his industry-specific CEU as a keynote speaker at Neocon, Interiors, HD Boutique and multiple ASID and IIDA chapter events. He brings a depth of strategic hiring experience to clients and has consulted with many organizations on succession planning, growth positioning and recruitment. He can be reached at Kenneth@InteriorTalent.com.