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.
If you’re flying solo in your HR department, you feel pulled in a million different directions at once. How can you navigate to meet the needs of all your internal customers, play a more strategic role in your organization — and keep yourself sane?...Click here to find out more.