Simply Driven’s Kent Burns Quoted in

How to Win Over Your New Boss in a Month

By, Kathryn Tuggle, TheStreet | 5/7/2014


First impressions matter, and so do your first few weeks in a new job. It’s never too early to let your boss know that hiring you was the best decision they ever made. Here are the top 10 ways to win over your boss in your first 30 days on the job.

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4. Research the company

“There’s no excuse for not having a significant amount of knowledge about the company and role you’re walking into,” says Kent Burns, president of Simply Driven Executive Search, an affiliate of Sanford Rose Associates.

It takes just a few moments of your time to research your new company on the Internet and read up on the industry, the products, the competitors and the strengths and weaknesses you’ll be working with.

“Lack of preparation will kill you,” Burns says.

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