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9 Ways to Rock Your First 90 Days

Starting a new job is tough. You're meeting new people, building relationships, absorbing the culture – and all the while trying to make the very best impression amongst your new colleagues. Make sure you're putting your best foot forward with these tips.

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9 Ways to Rock Your First 90 Days

  1. 9 WAYS TO ROCK YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS
  2. IN YOUR NEW JOB FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT
  3. Get Connected 1. Do Your Homework 2. Boost Your Knowledge 3. BE SURE YOU’RE BRINGING YOUR A-GAME WITH THESE TIPS:
  4. STEP 1: GET CONNECTED STEP 3: BOOST YOUR KNOWLEDGE STEP 2: DO YOUR HOMEWORK
  5. A few casual conversations with the right people will give you a great head start in your new role. GRAB A BITE WITH A COLLEAGUE
  6. “If you want people to know you, if you want to make an impact, if you want to get promoted, go to lunch.” Richard A. Moran Read more >> A few casual conversations with the right people will give you a great head start in your new role. GRAB A BITE WITH A COLLEAGUE
  7. Knowing whether they’re an email junkie or a chatterbox can help ensure you’re speaking the same language—and set you up for future success. GET TO KNOW YOUR MANAGER’S WORK STYLE
  8. “Some managers want to meet in-person weekly. Others, prefer an email update as you go along... The sooner you know the best way to stay connected with your boss, the better.” J.T. O’Donnell Read more >> Knowing whether they’re an email junkie or a chatterbox can help ensure you’re speaking the same language—and set you up for future success. GET TO KNOW YOUR MANAGER’S WORK STYLE
  9. Find someone who can show you the ropes. FIND AN OFFICE ALLY
  10. Use LinkedIn to find a company veteran. Find them now >> FIND AN OFFICE ALLY Find someone who can show you the ropes.
  11. STEP 2: DO YOUR HOMEWORK STEP 3: BOOST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
  12. Knowing the dos and don’ts in your company goes a long way when you’re working to build your reputation. GET FAMILIAR WITH THE CULTURE
  13. Knowing the dos and don’ts in your company goes a long way when you’re working to build your reputation. “As a new employee, you will never have this opportunity again...map the cultural norms and understand the informal culture by listening and observing. It will serve you well in your career.” Lora Cecere Read more >> GET FAMILIAR WITH THE CULTURE
  14. Do your research. A few simple insights about people’s work experience and expertise can help you break the ice and kickstart conversations. KNOW WHO YOU’RE MEETING– BEFORE YOU MEET
  15. Learn more about your colleagues. Do your research. A few simple insights about people’s work experience and expertise can help you break the ice and kickstart conversations. Find them on LinkedIn >> KNOW WHO YOU’RE MEETING– BEFORE YOU MEET
  16. Search for your company in the news, and get the latest on what media, influencers, and others are saying. FIND YOUR COMPANY IN THE NEWS
  17. FIND YOUR COMPANY IN THE NEWS Search for your company in the news, and get the latest on what media, influencers, and others are saying. “Read all the recent news that you can find so that you are aware of the issues that your company faces. Read about your company’s history, so you can understand its DNA.” Guy Kawasaki Read more >>
  18. STEP 3: BOOST YOUR KNOWLEDGE STEP 2: DO YOUR HOMEWORK
  19. Follow industry experts and thought leaders to keep up with what’s trending. LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS
  20. Find and follow thought leaders on Linkedin. Follow industry experts and thought leaders to keep up with what’s trending. See what they’re saying >> LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS
  21. Sometimes the best way to learn is talking with someone just like you. LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS
  22. Sometimes the best way to learn is talking with someone just like you. “The more proactive you are in building relationships at work right off the bat, the better off you will be both personally and professionally.” Aaron Hurst Read more >> LEARN FROM YOUR PEERS
  23. A few quick classes outside of the office can help take your work from good to great. BUILD ON YOUR EXPERTISE
  24. Use Lynda to work on your technical know-how, or brush up on your soft skills. Find a Lynda course >> BUILD ON YOUR EXPERTISE A few quick classes outside of the office can help take your work from good to great.
  25. NOW YOU’RE READY TO ROCK YOUR NEW JOB GET CONNECTED DO YOUR HOMEWORK BOOST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

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