Posted on Sep 21, 2012 @[email protected]

How to make a great first impression at your new job

So you are starting a new job and you want to make sure everything goes smoothly. You don’t want to make a bad name for yourself from the start, so you should keep a few basic steps in mind to make a great first impression.

  1. Professional Appearance: When you are trying to make a good first impression it is important to show up with a professional appearance. It is the first thing that will be noticed before you get a chance to open your mouth. Not only will it give off that you care about having a professional image but that you care more than just to throw on a pair of jeans and a t-shirt.
  2. Make it known what you are capable of: Don’t sell yourself short when your new boss or managers are trying to get an idea of what you are capable of achieving to help flourish business. Highlight your best attributes.  If you let them know what you can do up front then it lets them know they made a good choice in hiring you, while still being modest.
  3. Exceed what is expected of you: Bust out your hardest work ethic. Let it be known you are keeping up with anything and everything you have taken on.  Don’t overwork yourself but push yourself to be the best you can be.
  4. Find synergy amongst your team: It is important to be able to work well together with the people around you. When meeting new team members give them the opportunity to trust that you are a great addition. A great first impression with your team can lead to great success in the business.
  5. Take full advantage of a fresh start: Since you are starting a new job, your first impression is the most important thing to think about. Let everyone know upfront what a great asset you will be and stick to your word.

Robert Boroff Executive Profile Managing Director Reaction Search International

•       Uses over 17 years of industry experience to provide clients with proven recruiting strategies that garner results

•       Leads a team of Executive Recruiters in fulfilling clients important hiring needs in a time and cost-effective manner

•       Keeps abreast of business and market trends in order to effectively consult clients on their hiring requirements

•       Skilled at using traditional and contemporary recruiting practices

•       Experienced in recruiting for a dynamic mix of industries, including Banking,Biotechnology, Construction, Consumer Products, Finance, Food & Beverage,Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology,Insurance,Marketing, andMedical Device, Pharmaceutical, Retail,Sales,Telecommunications executive search & recruitment

•       Seasoned in running full-size searches on a national scale that require multiple hirings under time-sensitive schedules

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