Impress Your Boss From the Start

The first day of a new job can be a little intimidating: you want to make a great first impression.  The key is to bring your A-game to the table though you are still trying to figure everything out.  The article, “15 Ways to Impress Your Boss on Day 1,” by Young Entrepreneur Council polled 15 successful entrepreneurs asking what new hires are expected to be doing on their first day.  Examples include:

  • Bring a Big Idea
  • Interact and Get to Know Your Co-workers
  • Put in Some Overtime
  • Show Your Sense of Humor
  • Gain and Understanding of the Company Mission
  • Learn All You Can
  • Do Your Research Before Coming in the Office
  • Ask Questions
  • Be Organized
  • Exude Energy

Visit the article to learn the remaining pointers and to see the direct quoted answers from each participant.