Starting a new position as an executive at an Agency with a long-time established staff can have it’s challenges. Here are some tips to help you transition into your new leadership position successfully.
Learn as much as you can about your new environment: ask the hiring authority about the staff, past issues and culture zovirax pills.
- Make sure you have asked some questions about staff, past issues and culture during your interview but be sure to go into more details with the hiring authority before your first day. During the interview it’s likely you heard all the positives–now that you have been hired ask if there are any specific concerns that may have not been discussed during the interview process.
- If they have an executive search firm, have a long discussion with them to find out the underlying concerns of the agency. Most search firms have had many conversations with staff, stakeholders and board members and can provide useful information that will help you transition with ease during the first months.
Learn as much as you can about the previous leader/executive and how they managed the organization. How long were they in the position? How did their leadership and their departure affect the organization?
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