CHAPTER 9

Starting a New Remote Job

by Art Markman

Most of us know how to start a job in person. But what if your new position is remote? When you aren’t in an office, there are certain benefits you won’t have, such as on-site onboarding or meeting your coworkers face-to-face. And that means your early days at the company could be especially tricky.

You should always be proactive in getting acclimated to a new role, but when you’re remote, it’s especially imperative that you take an active approach to getting up to speed. Here are five things you can do to fill the gaps and minimize the bumps as you transition into the new job.

Schedule a Lot of Brief Check-ins with Colleagues

One of the hardest things about starting with a new company is that ...

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