Posted by Terry on July 16th, 2008
00:27 Terry opens the show.
04:27 The main topic is introduced: Best practices in introducing new employees to your firm.
04:48 Dave reviews the three main points of discussion:
- Doing the little things right
- Using the buddy system
- The client briefing
and talks to getting those little things done.
08:51 Julie talks about the buddy system that they use at Maverick.
12:06 Terry talks about the lack of orientation programs in smaller public relations agencies.
16:15 Dave talks about the Hill and Knowlton beer cart orientation method.
16:48 Terry brings up briefing new employees on ALL the company’s clients and client projects.
19:38 Julie talks about her “14 day deliverable” orientation strategy.
24:26 Dave mentions the importance of leadership for new employees not from an agency background.
28:33 Dave welcomes Dave Fleet to the “PR fraternity” and ties up the show.
This week’s episode was produced by Samantha Lovelace.