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Template: Guide to Your First Weeks!


We are so excited to have you on the team 🎊😁🎉

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How to use this guide:

  • This is a choose your own adventure guide for your first weeks here. Go through the paths below at your pace and in whatever order makes the most sense to you.

  • The expectation is that you get through everything below in your first week — we promise it's not too long :)

  • If you have any questions about getting started, please reach out to your friendly neighborhood People Ops team: Statler and Waldorf (@statler and @waldorf in Slack). You can also submit questions and requests in the #peopleops-requests Slack channel.

See what we're all about!

Use this space to showcase must-read articles about your company's leadership, culture, and presentation. Here's an example of what Guru asks new employees to read:

How does my office work?

Get to know us and let us get to know you!

  • Browse the Life Stories Board to get to know your new teammates better!

  • When you are ready (hopefully it's soon because we can hardly wait!) fill out a Life Story Card so we can learn more about you!

How do I ask questions...

  • about benefits? First, check our Employee Benefits Summary. If you can't find the answer there, send a note in the #benefits-questions Slack channel.

  • about how our product works? Ask any product related questions in Slack in the #product-questions channel.

  • about your role-specific onboarding? Your team lead should be on top of this already! If any questions come up though don't hesitate to ask anyone on your team and they should be able to help or loop in someone who can. You can also check out the Team Onboarding Card for your role!

  • about general onboarding? Shoot a Slack message over to Statler or Waldorf (@statler and @waldorf).

You must have Author or Collection Owner permission to create Guru Cards. Contact your team's Guru admins to use this template.