Joining a new team in the middle of a crisis

Let’s Talk Teams


May 18, 2020


33 min
Crisis is a word that has become all too familiar to all of us. Imagine joining a new team during a crisis. In this episode, Michael and Chris talk with Whitney Hathcock about how managers can help their new teammates adjust in the midst of a crisis.

Show Notes:

Joining a new team is stressful enough. But joining a new team in the midst of a crisis, personal or professional, can be daunting. In this episode Michael and Chris are joined by Whitney Hathcock, who recently joined the Uptick team while going through the effects of a tornado in her hometown and the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares some relevant insights that will help managers know how to help the folks they’re hiring experience a less stressful transition.

Related blog: What Managers Owe Our Teams During Coronavirus by Chris Zaugg

You can follow Michael on Twitter at @jmichaelprobert and Chris at @chriszaugg.
Let’s Talk Teams is a podcast by Uptick the one-on-one tool that helps managers and their team members change vague meetings into meaningful conversations.

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