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Aboard Onboarding

3 fun onboarding games that impress new hires

Onboarding new team members has never been harder. New employees are joining from all over (the globe) and struggling to feel comfortable and productive in their new roles. While there are some fundamentals to cover before thinking about something like games, adding them to your onboarding plan can greatly spice up the experience for everyone […]

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Aboard Entrepreneurship

Aboard Story (Part 3)

This is the 3rd and final part in what we consider the Aboard ‘origins’ story. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 as the lead up to this final entry. Show me the money It’s early November 2020, and the Aboard team are about to set out on a dangerous and painful mission: fundraising. […]

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Aboard’s 3 New Year Goals for 2021

2020 was a crazy year. I can imagine any new year goals you may have set did not include “attend 1,000 Zoom meetings”, “see how long I can wear these sweatpants for” or even “stay inside” (well, maybe some of our introvert readers had that last one in some form, you do you!). Aboard’s new […]

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Aboard Entrepreneurship Onboarding

Aboard Story (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of how Aboard came to be, check out Part 1 here! It’s early 2020, Lee and I have been building the idea of Aboard for about 4 to 5 months by now. We’d spoken to about a dozen HR and People leaders, as well as some entrepreneurs and other team leads. […]

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Aboard Entrepreneurship Onboarding

Aboard Story (Part 1)

The story of Aboard starts in Trinity Bellwoods Park in central (maybe central-west depending on who you ask) Toronto. One fateful Saturday, in late September 2019, Lee and I found ourselves with a notebook, some craft fizzy drink with hemp extract in it (🙄), and the intention to explore business ideas. At the time, we […]