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During your first week on a new job, don’t instantly bond with people who go out of their way to befriend you. Be pleasant and treat them with respect, but keep your distance. Why? The co-workers who rush to curry favor with you may be desperate for allies. And if you cling to the wrong people from the outset, you may develop a reputation as “one of them.”
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