Starting a new job is an important and sometimes stressful event. It is crucial to make a positive impact and achieve some ‘quick wins’, but not rush in and make too many decisions/changes without consideration or you could ruffle a few feathers.
If you have a probation period when starting a new job and need to prove yourself before securing a full time contract, the first 100 days are especially important.
Starting a new job means getting used to a new culture, people and systems – a lot of change all at once. This blog, part 1 of 3, shares success tips.
- Listen and learn
- Initiate a comprehensive induction for yourself if one hasn’t been created already
- Keep a diary of observations, questions and ideas to share at a future meeting with your employer, initiated by yourself
- Be curious and ask lots of questions
- Learn the language and buzz words of your new employer and use them
- Find out the organisation’s values and live them
- Find out when and how your key stakeholders like being communicated with
- Learn times to avoid contacting people when they are under pressure
- Establish the organisation’s key priorities and make them yours
- Be discreet
Hope you found our blog starting a new job success tips part 1 useful. What tips would you add?
Read about how coaching helped Hemal create success when starting a new job.
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