1. Be a geek about introducing yourself.
2. Befriend a veteran who can help you navigate politics (and find the pencils).
3. Set expectations with your boss and employees. "Get on your boss's calendar," says Augustine. Use that initial meeting to establish what they believe success will look like in the first week, month and three months. At the same time, if you're in a managerial position, it's important to begin setting expectations with your direct reports. From communication style to office hours, that first week sets the tone.
5. Start demonstrating and documenting what you sold the company on.
Especially since a lot of new information is coming your way, setting good habits and getting organized from the start will make your life easier down the line. It's also a good time to improve your bad habits. "
7. Reinforce your new connections on social media.
8. Reconnect with former colleagues.
9. Find your go-to pharmacy and take-out lunch spot.