First Days on the Job: 15 Ways to Make a Great Impression

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.