Center for Careers and Transfer

Keeping the Job

Twelve steps to keep that job and make a great impression.

  1. Adopt the right attitudes.
  2. Adjust your expectations.
  3. Master breaking-in skills.
  4. Manage the impressions you make.
  5. Build effective relationships.
  6. Become a good follower.
  7. Understand your organization's culture.
  8. Develop organizational savvy.
  9. Understand your new-hire role.
  10. Develop work savvy.
  11. Master the tasks of your job.
  12. Acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities you need.

Source: National Association of Colleges and Employers - Job Choices 2002