Quick Tip - First Impressions in a New Job
Create a 30-60-90 day plan - Issue #115
Landing a grew new job is a ton of hard work. The entire process is pretty stressful too.
So, when you do get hired and start the job, it’s tempting to relax and take your foot off the pedal. You’re thinking, “Whew! I’m glad that’s over. I got the job! Now, I can settle in and get to work.”
The problem is, your first 90 days in a new job is a probationary period. Whether that’s official or not, people are watching you. They’re paying attention to how you work, communicate, treat others, and behave in the office.
Coworkers are wondering if they’re going to enjoy working with you. Your new boss is trying to decide if hiring you was the right decision or a bad one.
One way to ensure that you start right is to create a plan for your first 30 days, 60 days, and 90 days (which maps to a quarter).
Think of it as a roadmap that helps you adapt to the new workplace culture, build valuable relationships, learn as much as possible about the company, master your new job responsibilities, and make …