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While you may be thrilled to take this next step in your career, transitioning into a new position is likely to come with a few obstacles.
It's important to keep your chin up and endure the change with a positive attitude. Showcasing your enthusiasm will likely draw in your co-workers and make initial interactions a bit smoother.
Take both physical and mental notes on what goes on around you.
While you're immersing yourself in the culture of the company, also familiarize yourself with some of the other norms. How does your boss react to certain things? What are the problems you can provide solutions to? Take a "fly on the wall" mentality while you're settling in to see how the company functions.
While you might still be nailing down your own duties, it's also important to extend a hand when possible.
If you know a co-worker could use your help tying up a few loose ends on a project, offer your services. This will provide you with a chance to work with someone new, as well as showcase your willingness and ability to work on a team.
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