It's human nature for new co-workers and colleagues to form perceptions about the "type" of person you are based on initial impressions.
These snap judgments can turn into long-term perceptions that may impact your career trajectory, and ultimately success, at an organization.
That's good news for people who make a positive impression. But if you make a negative first impression, it could haunt you -- and your career -- for a long time.
This article explores 15 ways to make a positive first impression during your first days on the job.
Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...