From the Publisher
How to Succeed When You Change Jobs
Part Three of a three-part series of a series of practical guidebooks on work transitions. These new books guide new hiresand their managersstep by step through the "breaking-in" process that is absolutely essential for helping new employees thrive. It is relatively easy to get new hires to be competent to perform the basic tasks they were hired to do. But success on the job is due to much more than that. It comes from understanding how the organization really worksthe unique aspects of how things get done in that particular organization. And it comes from learning how to "fit in"knowing how to get accepted, get respected, and earn credibility.
The three books in the series are:
How to Succeed in Your First Job: Tips for New College Graduates
Helping Your New Employee Succeed: Tips for Managers of New College Graduates
So, Youre New Again: How to Succeed When You Change Jobs
Built around author Ed Holtons dynamic 12-step processextensively field-tested and firmly grounded in researchthese three volumes give new college graduates and their supervisors, as well as seasoned professionals whove changed jobs, essential insights and tools for mastering a variety of transition challenges.
Given the high costs associated with new employee turnover, no organization can afford to leave the new employee assimilation process to chance. Corporate human resources directors, managers of new employees, individual employees making job transitions, and career counselors alike will find powerful and practical new ideas and tools in these essential handbooks.
About the Author
Elwood F. Holton, III, Associate Professor of Human Resource Development at Louisiana State University, is author of The Ultimate New Employee Survival Guide. He has consulted to J.P. Morgan, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. General Services Administration, and the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and many others. Sharon S. Naquin is Director of the Office of HRD Research at Lousiana State University. She was formerly Vice President of Savings Operations and Human Resources with a major bank.