possible NCG Survey Questions that could be drilled down

4. What hard skills (technical) are most valuable for your success during your first six months on the job?
5. What soft skills (interpersonal) are most valuable for your success during the first six months on the job?
7. Please select the five tools you feel are most important for your success
8. Please select the top five (most valuable/important) processes you used in your job during the first six months.
9. What tools do you feel you would have used more if you had a better understanding of them?
10. Describe the key factors that you feel have made you successful in your job
12. What did your buddy do that was most helpful?
13. Please rank the following job skills in the order of importance (1 being most important, 8 the least important)
16b. The information and resources provided during my ramp-up period enabled me to begin work immediately.(16b)
18. Are there any other suggestions that you would like to add that would improve the development of future NCGs during their first 90 days?
19. If you could change anything about the new college graduate development process, what would it be?

Semi-Structured Interview Questions:

1. Describe the most important aspects of your first six months at Net App.
3. What were the most important resources for you during your first six months
4. Who are the people NCGs need to know to work effectively? Why are these people important?
(is it the person or the role)
5. What suggestions do you have for the buddy system (what is working and what is not)?
6. Are there any additional tools that would aid in NCG development?
  • any particular ones that would help to integrate NCGs into existing projects?
  • What has not worked well?

Skills /Competencies
7. Based in this list (show list from survey results) What skills does a NCG employee need to improve to be most effective in their current role?
a) Soft skills
What soft skills do you feel you need to develop? (Time Mgmt, Meeting Mgnt?)
b) Hard skills

What do you think is the best way to develop these skills?

Positive Inquiry
8. Describe your most possitive experience while developing at NetAPP
what made it possitive
where there particular things people, resources that made this experience possitive and successful