Recruiting and Engaging Your New Team

Transitions can be an anxious and tricky time for you and your new staff. Your entry as a new leader can be disruptive to the existing norms and relationships in the team. You may be uncertain if your new team will commit their best energies to you as a leader, and how you will fit in and be accepted by the staff. The team and broader staff may be anxious about your intentions, as well as the direction you want to take the organization. Each of them is watching and deciding if you are good for them personally or the whole company. As an incoming leader, you have to re-recruit the team you inherit. You want team members to commit their best energies to work for you and help deliver the company’s ...

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