BluZinc’s Executive and Leadership Onboarding Integration Coaching Program

‘On average, it takes new executives a minimum of six months to become fully productive in their role.  Implementing a specialised executive onboarding programme is one of the most cost effective ways to ensure integration’.


BluZinc Consultancy understands the critical importance of effective onboarding for new executives and leaders. A smooth transition into an organisation sets the stage for success in the long term. Unfortunately, statistics show that ineffective onboarding programs lead to a 50% turnover rate for executives in their first 18 months. To combat this, BluZinc offers a customised six-month Executive Onboarding Coaching Program designed to empower new leaders to seamlessly adapt to your organisation and their new role, maximising their impact from day one.

We offer a comprehensive and proven six-month package to support your new Leaders, ensuring they:

  • Identify the image and impact they want to create prior to joining
  • Understand your culture
  • Understand the expectations of their team, peers and senior management
  • Anticipate obstacles and develop solutions
  • Appreciate their own emotional change journey
  • Manage their energy and resilience levels
  • Develop skills to influence quickly and effectively
  • Manage change and initiatives to fit with the new culture
  • Have a clear individual USP
  • Develop short term and longer term goals and action plans

 Program Components:

  • Pre-boarding: We begin by working with you and the new executive to understand their goals, strengths, and areas for development. This customised approach ensures the program is tailored to their specific needs and your organisational context.
  • Day One Immersion: We accompany the new leader on their first day, facilitating introductions, navigating key processes, and establishing initial relationships with key stakeholders. This immediate support fosters confidence and reduces overwhelm.
  • Leadership Development Workshops: We provide interactive workshops on crucial leadership topics such as strategic thinking, communication, building high-performing teams, and navigating the organisation’s culture.
  • High Performing Team Diagnostic – strengths, development areas and a robust action 12 month action plan.
  • Executive Coaching: The new leader will receive ongoing one-on-one coaching sessions from an experienced BluZinc coach. These sessions provide a safe space for reflection, development strategies, and navigating challenges as they arise.
  • Mentorship Matching: We pair the new leader with a seasoned executive within your organization who can provide invaluable guidance and insights based on their own experience. This fosters a sense of belonging and accelerates integration.
  • Performance Measurement and Feedback: We establish key performance indicators (KPIs) aligned with the new leader’s goals and regularly monitor progress through ongoing feedback sessions. This ensures accountability and continuous improvement.
  • Completion of a first 7 day leadership branding / image and impact plan, first 90 day plan and 180 day goals


  • Reduced onboarding time and cost: A smooth transition translates to quicker productivity and minimise disruptions, significantly reducing onboarding costs.
  • Increased leadership effectiveness: Our program equips new leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in their role, fostering better decision-making and team performance.
  • Enhanced employee engagement: Effective onboarding strengthens the new leader’s connection with their team and the organisation, promoting a positive and engaged work environment.
  • Improved retention: By supporting and empowering new leaders from day one, we significantly reduce the risk of early turnover, saving your organisation valuable time and resources.

Investing in Effective Onboarding:

Research shows that companies with strong onboarding programs see a 50% higher employee retention rate. Our Executive Onboarding Coaching Program is a strategic investment in your future leaders, ensuring they become valuable assets who contribute to your organization’s long-term success.

The Investment

The Executive Onboarding package starts at £12,000 (for Employers / Clients) and includes:

  •   Over 25 hours of one-to-one coaching with a qualified coach
  •   Personality Profile (option to add in Insights team profile)
  •   Weekly access to your assigned coach
  •   Agreed milestones to measure return on investment

The online tools course for individuals is $330.

Next Steps:

We invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss your specific needs and how BluZinc’s Executive Onboarding Coaching Program can benefit your organisation. Together, we can create a customised program that empowers your new leaders to reach their full potential and unlock lasting success.


If you are an individual reading this article we also offer an online 90 day course for employees, job seekers or any individual looking to upskill and grow confidence to maximise your success as a new or seasoned leader of people.  If you are interested in learning more please let us know.