When joining a new team, be a great team player. Maximum communication is first – mainly being a great listener but also being honest and modest. Also, offer to contribute. Know your strengths and offer to help in those areas. Work hard and keep your promises. Find a role that can be yours.
- So we've talked about preparing…before you start with a new team.…But how do you get integrated into the team…as fast as possible and avoid any problems?…Well here are my top eight tips for joining a new team.…First, first impressions count.…And here are some brief thoughts about what it means…to make a good first impression.…Arrive early, be last to lunch and first back,…and don't leave the office first at the end of the day.…Now we're not talking just day one here,…but the first few months, at least.…
Dress smart, and nothing unusual, nothing risky.…Don't book any holidays for the first few months…unless you absolutely can't avoid it.…And similarly, any sickness in the first few months…will be seen as a really bad start.…If you really are sick then phone in rather than email…and offer to make up the lost work in other ways.…And obviously, don't drink alcohol at lunchtime…as if you would.…Second is maximum communication.…
Introduce yourself to everyone on day one…and try to talk to everyone regularly.…Be interested in them, find out about them,…
- Why we dislike change
- Planning for change
- Developing mental toughness
- Maximizing your interpersonal skills
- Setting long-term career goals
- Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone
- What to consider if you're thinking of leaving your job
- Building up your network
- How to be low maintenance employee
- Establishing goals and plans with a new boss
- How to deal with a bad boss
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understand and Prepare for Change
4. New Initiatives or Mergers
5. New Roles, Teams, and Location
The benefits of a new role3m 25s
6. New Boss
Next steps1m 25s
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