Management Tip of the Day: Start your job the right way
BOSTON (Reuters) - Starting at a new company can bring out the same anxieties as starting at a new school as a child. Beyond the "where is the bathroom" question, there are some distinct ways to increase your chance of success, says Harvard Business Review.
The Management Tip of the Day offers quick, practical management tips and ideas from Harvard Business Review and HBR.org (http:\\www.hbr.org). Any opinions expressed are not endorsed by Reuters.
"A new job is stressful. You're not sure what's expected of you or how to prove yourself. Here are three things you can do to increase your chances of success:
1. Plan your own onboarding process. Take responsibility for learning what you need to. Work with your manager to identify people you should get to know, locations you should visit, and products and services you should be familiar with.
2. Give advice. Because you're still technically an outsider, offer your perspective on how the business is run and the key challenges it faces. Do this in a humble way so as not to offend.
3. Get an early win. Set one or two short-term goals that you can achieve early on. These should stem from your unique perspective and experience."
- Today's management tip was adapted from "Breaking into a New Company" by Ron Ashkenas.
(For the full post, see: here)
- Tweet this
- Share this
- Digg this
- Govt considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes
- Islamic State fighters kill 220 Iraqis from tribe that opposed them
- India's fiscal deficit in H1 almost 83 pct of full-year target
- Muslim men over 50 pray at Jerusalem's Aqsa mosque amid tight security
- Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter
Kalki Koechlin is one of the few Bollywood actresses in recent years to build her star power while proving her talent in indie and mainstream cinema. Koechlin, 30, who was born in India to French parents, spoke to Reuters about her role as a disabled girl in "Margarita, With a Straw" and spending two months in a wheelchair for the part. Full Article