NEO is dead

Yes, it's true - no more NEO. Now it's "On-Boarding". So, apart from being a hugely ugly word, what is "On-Boarding"?

When you join Microsoft, there is a huge amount of information to take in. From company values, to pension information, to health care options - there's a LOT of information. Microsoft therefore has a special day set-aside for new employees, and that's where I am at the moment. Well, it's a lunch break.

Although I've been a full-timer for eight years, there are enough changes that attending the MS Ireland day makes sense.