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Reviews/Mentions of the Book

Reading List:  The Best Books of 2015 (Success Magazine – November 28, 2015)

Library Journal: What To Do When You’re New (November 15, 2015 by Deborah Bigelow)

Soundview Executive Summary – What To Do When You New (November 6, 2015)

“Reading List:  What To Do When You’re New” – Success Magazine (August 21, 2015)

Careers Now Book Club: What To Do When You’re New” – Chicago Tribune (October 18, 2015 – by Joyce Lain Kennedy)

Managing Books:  What To Do When You’re New” – Globe and Mail (September 22, 2015 – by Harvey Schachter)

Smile Culture: What To Do When You’re New” –  We Smile Magazine (in-flight magazine for Thai Smile Airways) – October 2015

Book Review:  What To Do When You’re New”  Eric Jacobson on Management and Leadership (September 9, 2015)

Books!Books!Books!  What to Do When You’re New – Blue Heron Journal (Patricia Moody) – August 2015

TV Interviews

What to Do When You’re New – Business Insight  with Peter Marx  (May 5, 2016)

Radio Interviews

New Role, New Relationships – How to Build Credibility with Strangers – Out of the Comfort Zone with Wanda Wallace on (April 1, 2016)

When You’re New with Keith Rollag  – CareerSolutions Radio by Dave Rawles (December 1, 2015)

What To Do When You’re New: Navigating New Situations – (November 29, 2015 with Marty Peterson – 13 minutes).

Topical Currents with Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman – WLRN-FM NPR Miami (November 5, 2015 – 20 minutes)

Call Flo with Chris Wood – WFLO-AM Richmond, VA (November 4, 2015 – 10 mnutes)

Inside Personal Growth with Greg L. Voisen – (November 3, 2015 – 25 minutes)

Palmetto Mornings with Chuck Boozer and Freddi Hammer – WRHI-AM in Charlotte, NC (October 13, 2015 – 10 minutes)

The Kim Pagano Show – KTVA Radio 1520AM Los Angeles (October 10, 2015 – starts  8 minutes in).

Voice of Ocala – WOCA 1370AM Ocala, FL (October 9, 2015 – Larry and Robin- 20 minute interview)

Sunday Morning News – WBEN News Radio 930AM Buffalo, NY (October 4, 2015 – six minute interview)

Hearsay with Cathy Lewis – WHRV: NPR Station in Hampton Roads, VA (September 29, 2015 – first 25 minutes of show)

The Frankie Boyer Show – and syndicated nationwide (September 22, 2015 – 8 minute interview starts at 16:20)

Articles and Blogs About My Research and Ideas

How Kids Can Build Confidence in New Situations – Bay State Parent (November 2016 issue by Melissa Shaw)

3 Basic Skills That Will Make You a Networking Master  – (July 2016)

Six Habits of People Who Make Friends Easily – Fast Company (June 22, 2016 by Stephanie Vozza)

5 Tips for Setting Boundaries in Your New Job – Business Daily News (Jun 3 2016 by Nicole Fallon Taylor)

3 Basic Gestures That Everyone Seems to Get Wrong – (May 26, 2016 by Nikelle Murphy)

10 Effective Ice Breakers for Starting Conversations in Any Social Setting  – Pittsburgh Better Times (April 24, 2016)

Six Reasons to Say Yes When You Want to Say No – Fast Company (April 6, 2016 by Stephanie Vozza)

What to Do When You’re New: Tips for Physicians from Author Keith Rollag – New England Journal of Medicine (March 17, 2016 by  Josette Akresh-Gonzales)

How to Be More Likeable at Work – Ladylux. com (February 18, 2016)

Do You Have to Be Bad at Something Before You Have to Be Good? by Caroline Leach (January 2016)

5 Tips for Successful New Hire Onboarding – (by Rachel Bitte on January 18, 2016)

7 Ways to Make a Great First Impression – (by Marlen Komar on January 18, 2016)

Three Skills for Success in New Situations – Glaser and Associates (January 12, 2016)

Four Ways To Stand Out When You’re New – Success Magazine (January 4, 2016 and also in the January 2016 print issue).

16 Steps for Nailing Your Interview and Getting the Job You Want – Cosmopolitan (by Judith Ohikuare on December 25, 2016 and in the January 2016 issue of the magazine)

Purposeful Approach the Key to Building Relationships – Pittsburg Tribune-Review (by Chris Posti on December 5, 2015)

Starting a New Job – Be a Learner Not a Performer – Rochester Business Journal (by Kathleen Driscoll on December 4, 2015)

Remembering Names – Parenting on the Peninsula (November 2015 issue)

Here’s How to Do Well in New Situations – Cosmopolitan (November 27, 2015 by Stephanie Chi).

6 Steps to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job – Fast Company (November 23, 2015 by Gwen Moran)

What Today’s Kids Need for Tomorrow’s Success (November 2015 issue – Bay State Parent by Melissa Shaw)

How Simple Fixes for Your Child’s Dining Skills Build Much More Than Manners (November 2015 issue – Bay State Parent by Melissa Shaw)

How to Conquer Your Biggest Work-Related Fears – Fast Company (October 28, 2015 by Lydia Dishman)

Why Your First Two Weeks on the Job Really Matter to Your Boss – (October 21, 2015 by Jon Simmons)

New Execs Overcome Inhibition, Seek New Experiences – Investor’s Business Daily – (Ocotober 9, 2015 by Sonja Carberry)

When You’re New” – CoachingTips (October 6, 2015 by  John Agno)

New Hires Have Less than Ninety Days to Prove Themselves” – Fortune (September 18, 2015 by Rick Wartzman)

Six Ways to Get Better at Remembering Names” – Inc. (September 17, 2015 by Peter Cohan)

“Why We’re Hardwired to Be Anxious at a New Job”  – Fast Company (September 14, 2015 by Stephanie Vozza)

Five Newcomer Skills that Help you Achieve Great Success in New Situations” – Forbes (September 13, 2015 by Kathy Caprino)

5 Rookie Career Mistakes and How to Avoid Them” – NerdWallet (September 15, 2015  by Anna Helhoski)

How Soon is Too Soon to Quit Your Job?” – (September 10, 2015 by Robert McGarvey)

“A főnököt is lehet szeretni (The Boss Who Loves)”– Piac & Profit (Market and Profit ) Hungary  – August 19, 2015

Six Creative Ways to Get To Know Your New Neighborhood” – (August 7, 2015)

Trouble Fitting In?  8 Ways to Make Friends at Work” – Business News Daily (July 17, 2015 by Brittany Helrich)

How to Learn a New Campus Over the Summer” – (June 17, 2015)

“Seven Habits of Likeable People” – Fast Company (May 15, 2015)

“Career Roundtable: Getting in the Groove and Fitting in at Your New Job” – The Network Journal (April 23, 2015)

Taking Employee Training to a New Level” – Precast Inc. Magazine (November-December 2014 issue.  Article by Bridget McCrea)

“Get Your New Managers Moving” – Harvard Management Update (February 2008)

“How Wise Newcomers Find Their Way” – New York Times (October 2007)

“Decide Upon  Your Own Dreams and Goals:  Excel At The Entry Level” – Investor’s Business Daily (September 2005)

My Own Articles and Guest Blog Posts

Anxiety and Networking are a Natural Combination – Training (May 3, 2016)

How to Overcome Your Fear of Networking – Turkish Airlines Skylife Magazine (March 2016)

Advice for Meeting New People and Remembering Names – Miss Millenia (December 16, 2015)

New to Your Firm: Overcoming Performance Anxiety – – December 15, 2015.

Managing People – The Economic Times (India) – December 5, 2015

New Leaders:  Five Misconceptions That Undermine  Your Success – (December 5, 2015)

10 Tips to Survive Holidays with Family Tree – (November 6, 2015 by Pam Parker)

How to Get Over Your Fear in New Situations” – (October 1, 2015)

Success in New Situations:  Five Key Skills” – (September 29, 2015)

3 Things Every New Leader Should Do Their First Week on the Job”  (September 3, 2015)

“Getting New Hires Up to Speed Quickly” – MIT/Sloan Management with co-authors Rob Cross and Sal Parise (Winter 2005)

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Short Bio:
Keith Rollag, author of What to Do When You’re New, is an organizational researcher, management consultant, Associate Professor of Management and Chair of the Management Division at Babson College. His work and ideas have been featured in The New York Times, Newsday, Investor’s Business Daily, MIT Sloan Management Review, Wired News, Harvard Management Update, and other publications. Prior to obtaining a Ph.D. from Stanford University, he was a product development manager at Procter and Gamble. is his first book.