New hires almost always are competent to perform the 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 works - the 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. Built around Ed Holton's dynamic 12-step process - extensively field-tested and firmly grounded in research - So You're New Again gives seasoned professionals starting new jobs essential insights and tools for mastering a variety of transition challenges, from learning how to manage the impressions they make on others to acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to quickly succeed on the job.
Elwood F. Holton III is Professor of Human Resource Development and Executive Director of the Center for Leadership Development at Louisiana State University. The author of sixteen books, including The Ultimate New Employee Survival Guide he is an international expert on learning transfer and human resource development. Holton has two daughters and lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.