10 Things You Should Do Right After Starting a New Job

The week or so after you start a new job is an exciting time—but also a busy and stressful one. While in the midst of training, you’re also expected to slowly take on a full load of responsibility. You want to show your new manager that he or she made the right decision. You’re in a new environment, and perhaps you’ve even moved to a new city for the gig. It’s easy, and understandable, to just do as you’re told and not much more, but trust us—taking a few extra steps will not only help you transition quicker but also set you up better for the future. These are the 10 things smart employees do to make a solid first-week impression.