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Re: Onboarding new members

From: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:15:28 -0400
Message-ID: <53920540.3050308@w3.org>
To: Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com>, WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi Julee,

I like all of the process you said. Very much.

In fact, I’m happy this came to the table, with some guidance, it’ll
make people feel more involved.

+1

Renoir

On 2014-06-05, 8:13 PM, Julee Burdekin wrote:
> Hi, everyone:
>
> Per our conversation this week, here’s a draft of what I generally do
> when I pick up — or pick on — a new member. Let me know what you think
> and I’ll add it to the wiki under community:
>
> 1. If you are a new member, sign up for the email list and introduce
> yourself!
>
> 2. Everyone can send out a welcome reply to a new member within 24 hours.
>
> 3. If you want to be that new member's guide, let everyone know in
> your reply email. Say, "Welcome, New Member. I will help you get on
> board."
>
> 4. If you've signed up to be that new member's guide:
>
> * send them separate emails, pointing to the contributor's guide &
> practice page
> * get them on to the #webplatform IRC channel and introduce them to
> others there
> * get them to follow @webplatform on twitter & tweet to us
> * encourage them to fill out their profile
> * get their username & friend them
> * let them know about the general meeting at 1pm EDT
>
> 5. Follow up within a week:
>
> * remind them you're there for them
> * reviewing any steps they've taken, including reviewing any edits
> * identify and remove any blockers
> * remind them about any benefits
>
> 6. As they continue to be involved:
>
> * spot check what they've done and help clear up any loose ends
> * call out their accomplishments to others
> * encourage them to share what they're doing
> * share new opportunities that might be a good fit
>
> Ideas, suggestions, generally feedback welcome.
>
> J
> -------------------
> Julee Burdekin
> Content Strategist
> Adobe Web Platform
> @adobejulee
> julee@adobe.com

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Regards,

Renoir Boulanger  |  Developer operations engineer
W3C  |  Web Platform Project

http://w3.org/people/#renoirbhttps://renoirboulanger.com/  ✪  @renoirb
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