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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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7

Managing your new boss

It wasn’t immediately clear to me when writing this book whether to discuss the challenge of managing your boss first or to discuss the challenge of finding your place within the team. You will generally be spending a lot more time with your team – and these are vital relationships to cultivate. However, I have to talk about your new boss first of all because, quite simply, no other relationship is more important.

Your success in your new job will, to a large degree, be determined by the success of your relationship with your new boss. You should note that, statistically, having problems with their boss is the number-one reason people give for changing jobs! Clearly, this is a relationship you need to get right – and ...

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