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Subject:Re: Knocking 'em dead at a new job? From:Mpschiesl -at- ra -dot- rockwell -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 24 Feb 2000 08:47:54 -0600
#1 Bring donuts.
I also agree with the need of having interest in the job. It seems
like people are impressed when someone is excited about the
business, and it seems to breathe a little life into the old guys that
have been there for years. We have a couple of new marketing
guys here, and they brought donuts (#1), and they also have
some flair for their work. They have made some difference in
how I view my job. They haven't been institutionalized yet, which
helps since they aren't afraid to challenge 'business as usual'
stuff that isn't working. If you have the right attitude, I don't see
why you shouldn't come into a new job trying to make a major
And if you want to really make a difference, bring a cheesecake.