When joining a new firm, don’t be bashful about getting to know your new coworkers. While a few of them might take you to lunch, don’t depend on it. Once you identify the key people you’ll work with, ask them to get coffee. Just don’t wait a few months, or the novelty of your arrival will wear off. Your initial stab at friendliness can help you learn the lay of the land and build alliances.
The entire manager/employee relationship is based on one thing: communication. Yet most managers don’t talk to their staff enough … don’t know what to talk about … or don’t know how to have the necessary conversations to motivate and improve performance....Click here to find out more.