Craft your image — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
When you change employers, 90 percent of your early success in your new job depends not on your work product but on your personality. You need to build trust and demonstrate that you’re going to make others’ jobs easier. How? Have lunch with “key contacts”—the people whom you’ll need to rely on to get stuff done (a team leader, a liaison to another division, an in-house consultant). Your goal: Get them to perceive you as a friend, not a foe.
In the role of gatekeeper, assistants are a critical set of eyes and ears for their managers. But it's just as vital to be the voice, too. When assistants are empowered to speak up and take the lead in collaboration with their managers, the potential for increased productivity and professional growth is limitless....Click here to find out more.