When beginning a new job, you need to concern yourself with how to fit in with your new peers, how to meet the expectations of your new boss and how to master the learning curve that comes with any new challenge. Even if you are fortunate enough to have something of a honeymoon break-in period, this is not the time to relax. Instead, it is wise to figure out how your presence will mark a change for the group you are now working with, how to establish yourself as an expert at whatever it is that you do and how to gain the respect of those who might be skeptical of your very presence on their turf. Here are some things to keep in mind. Read more.