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.
From tattoos and piercings to T-shirts, from bumper stickers to computer screen savers and more, employers are called on to balance employees’ individual expression against the rights of other workers and the employer’s business interests....Click here to find out more.