Helpful Resources

for community members

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Getting Started: You joined the community, but what's next? Use these resources to get guidance on how to use the program.

Ensure Success: You posted a project or you've been matched. These guides will enable a successful experience.

Final Steps: Congratulations, you have completed your project. Here are some ways to optimize the work you've done.

 

how to Create your profile

How to create your profile in the platform and recommendations for how to make your profile stand out.

HOW MANAGERS can USE STRETCH@KP

How managers can leverage Stretch@KP to empower their team and drive business results.

how to SCOPE & POST A project

What to think about when scoping and creating your project and how to post your project on the platform.

onboarding for A PARTICIPANT

A step-by-step list of everything you need to know to get started with your Stretch@KP journey as a participant. 

Gaining
manager BUY-IN

Advice on how to approach your manager and how to show the benefits of working on a Stretch@KP project.

onboarding for A hosT

A step-by-step list of everything you need to know to get started with your Stretch@KP journey as a host. 

 
 

INVITE PARTICIPANTS TO YOUR PROJECT

How to invite people to your project, view matched participants, and view applicants in the platform.

1:1 CHAT GUIDE
FOR A participant

What questions you should be prepared to answer and what to ask when interviewing with the host. 

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN HOSTING A PROJECT

Best practices and what to know and be prepared for before you start your first project.

PREPARE FOR a PROJECT LAUNCH MEETING

Guidance on what to discuss for the first (and most important) meeting to kick off the project.

1:1 CHAT GUIDE
FOR A Host

Questions to ask your potential participant and how to change applicants' status in the platform. 

CREATING A TEAM CHARTER

How to clarify expectations before the start of the project and a template of a sample team charter to use.

how to close out a project

A final meeting agenda to make sure the project is complete and how to update its status in the platform. 

How to take on a new role

How to utilize the Stretch@KP program in different ways. Think about switching roles and/or trying something new.

HOW TO GIVE FEEDBACK

Some tips on how to provide constructive feedback and how to submit it through the platform.

recognize your team

Did you have the best Stretch@KP project team ever and want everyone to know about it? Here's how.

ADD PROJECT WORK TO YOUR GOALS

Incorporate your Stretch Project into Individual Development Plans and Total Performance.

show off what you've done 

Maximize the work you have done by sharing it with your team and how to add it to your LinkedIn profile.

 

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