The first 90 days in a new job will set the tone for the rest of your experience. It’s crucial to make a great first impression and familiarize yourself with what is expected of you. Whether you’ve been promoted, starting at a completely new place, or new industry you will have a lot thrown at you.

Check out what to do in the first 90 days in your new job:

Have a plan. If you have an idea of what you are going to do each day and set goals on what you hope to achieve you will feel more comfortable.

Don’t feel overwhelmed. You will have a lot thrown your way, but just take it one step at a time.

Observe and ask questions. Ask for clarification when needed.

Network and make friends. You will enjoy your job more with work friends and will have someone to lean on to help in the transition.

Build your expertise. When you get home to study up on the new terminology and tools.

Evaluate progress. Don’t wait until the 90 days are up to look at how you’ve done. Evaluate at least every 2 weeks so you can correct anything that needs correcting.

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