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Tips to thrive in your new role

Posted by Glassdoor Team

Career Advice Experts

Last Updated November 3, 2022
|2 min read

When you start a new job, you want to make a positive impression on day one. While you’ve proven throughout the interview process that you have the chops to succeed in the role, it’s still important to instill confidence in your coworkers when you’re on board. Here are a few tips to help you make your mark and keep thriving in your new role. 

1. Make a good impression with a self-introduction email to your team

What it is: Guidance for writing a quality self-introduction email to your team.

How it helps: The onboarding process can tie up much of your time when starting a new job, leaving less time to meet and greet your team. Get a head start by sending them an email. This template and example can help inspire you to write a strong opener.

2. Guide: Top skills that employers look for by category

What it is: A comprehensive list of top skills to build and fine-tune on the job. 

How it helps: Learn how to use these skills in the workplace to continue to impress your team, plus see how to highlight them on your resume. 

3. 9 skills you need to master before you become a manager

What it is: A resource to help you understand what it takes to manage. 

How it helps: If you’re not a manager and are itching to lead, this list may help you pinpoint where you need to sharpen your skills before that next step.