Patrick Good: New Employee Orientation: Opportunities for Goal Alignment

Research and experience have shown that a robust new employee onboarding process has a direct effect on future performance of new team members and overall business performance. In this episode of Toledo Business Coaching, Patrick Good shares his insights about the importance of developing and consistently deploying a new employee orientation system which is led by the Business Owner or Leader.
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About Pat Good

Patrick GoodPatrick Good is the Owner of PAG Associates, a Corporation consisting of 5 business units, including AdviCoach of NW Ohio.  Pat founded AdviCoach of NW Ohio in 2010.  AdviCoach is the nation’s fastest growing business coaching and advisory firm.  Pat has an extremely broad business background with over 25 years of experience and success in a wide range of areas including Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Operations, Materials Management, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Engineering.  His extensive business acumen is rooted in his shop-floor manufacturing and production management experience.  He has led the Materials, Purchasing, Operations, and Sales functions of local and global companies, including Honeywell International, Midwest Stamping, Kelsey-Hayes, William Cook North America, and Toledo Stamping.

Pat’s background includes certifications in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Theory of Constraints, and Total Quality Management systems, including Facilitator roles.  He is a Lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager and Six Sigma Black Belt.

After serving in the United States Navy, Pat earned his Engineering and Business degrees from the University of Toledo.  He was born and raised in Toledo.  He and his wife of 29 years (Peggy) have two adult daughters and live in Maumee.

Watch other episodes by Patrick Good –  Toledo Business Coaching:  Making Your Success a Reality

6 Comments
  1. Patrick, thanks for all the tips about new employee orientation. If employees don’t feel comfortable from day one, then it is difficult to reverse that feeling so to get them feeling comfortable on day one is vitally important.

    • Thanks Ron. Goal alignment is a process and we need to make it a high priority from day one and beyond. If we systematize the onboarding process, we can leverage this opportunity for a measurable outcome….a highly aligned team.

  2. Thanks Pat for the great information on new employee orientation. Love the tips that you gave on making this a successful process! Looking forward to your next show.

  3. Patrick this is great information about Employee orientation. I started to implement this even with my subcontractors and it made a world of difference. It also helped me to organize and gather all of our company information, goals and specific expectations for our workers which left them feeling more confident that we were a competent organization to work with. Thanks for posting!

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