The start of a new job is crucial to make a positive impact, especially if you are on a probation period. Changing jobs and getting used to a new culture, people and systems is a lot all at once.
This blog, part 3 of 3, shares 10 tips to make a great impression at the start of your new job.
- Identify key messages that you want to give out about your role and contribution
- Diarise time each week to get in touch with your stakeholders and build relationships
- Apply customer relationship management (CRM) principles with your key stakeholders – take notes after every interaction and refer to them before communicating
- Find out who the powerful connectors are internally of information and people
- Establish the politics so you don’t unwittingly ‘tread on landmines’
- Identify some ‘quick wins’
- Make time once a month to reflect on the learnings
- Be yourself
- Connect/follow key stakeholders on Twitter and LinkedIn
- Attend industry/profession networking events to get up to speed with issues affecting the sector
What tips would you add?
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