2 Lies You Need to Stop Telling Yourself About Your New Job

But before you gallop off into the sunset and start your new job, I need you to understand that this role won’t be all rainbows and unicorns. And to truly get that, you need to stop telling yourself these two lies.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?

You've started a new job, and you just found out that your predecessor was a workaholic. Now you're worried that your boss and team members will have completely unrealistic expectations of your own working hours. Here's how to prove you'll still be effective—without working crazy overtime.

6 Questions to Ask if You Want Your New Boss to Like You (and Spoiler, You Do!)

Starting a new job is all about making a good first impression—and this means asking a lot of questions. While there are no bad questions, there are some that will boost your reputation better than others. These six are worth asking in the first few days and weeks if you want to get ahead.

A Few Tips for Introverts Trying to Make Friends at Work (According to Fellow Introverts)

You’re about to start a new role. It’s exciting because yay, fresh start, but it’s also incredibly intimidating because you're an introvert and it takes you a little longer to make friends. Fear not! We spoke to five introverts to get the best tips on how to make this process a little more painless.

11 Articles That’ll Help You Understand Your Benefits (Because It’s a Lot of Paperwork)

Confused by all of the benefits information you receive when starting a new job? Read on to learn more about 11 of the most common benefits—including 401Ks, unlimited vacation, non-compete agreements, and health insurance.

One Super Easy Way to Make a Great First Impression at Your New Job

There’s so much to think about when you’re starting a new job. But there’s one super easy and extremely important thing I’ll bet isn’t on there: Practicing your introductions. Because first-day you is going to be nervous enough without leaving your first impression at work to your improv skills.

How to Make the Most of a Weekend if You Can’t Take a Longer Break Between Jobs

There’s a magical period of time that can only be found between the day you leave one job and the day you actually start a new gig you’ve got lined up. But what if you can't take a break for a few weeks and end up with just a weekend? You can still have some fun, get some rest, and be ready to go.

The Best Email to Send Your New Boss Before Your Job Starts

When you get a new job, celebrate! But don't forget to set yourself up to succeed. You might want to take a few minutes to send a simple email to your future boss that'll ensure you’re prepared and help you make that great impression as a proactive go-getter before you even walk through the door.

7 Email Templates You Need When You Start a New Job

When you start a new job, everyone seems to be telling you how important it is that you hit the ground running. But, how do you do that? Send a few of these emails to your new colleagues to forge some relationships, get up to speed, and make an awesome first impression!

The Best Question to Ask Your Boss Whenever You’re Assigned a New Project

When I started at my current role, my manager told me, “The first time you do this task, it’ll take an hour. But once you do it several more times, it should only take you 15 minutes.” This taught me to always ask my boss how long something will take so I could prioritize my tasks—here's why.