How to Ask for Help at a New Job

The good news is that you landed a fantastic new job. You’re excited about the company and the work you’re doing, and this position is a huge step forward in your career.

The bad news is that this “huge step” is more like a seismic leap: You convinced the hiring managers that you were ready to work at this level, but now that you’re in the thick of it, you’re wondering if you can really hack it.

You know you need to ask for help, but you’re holding back, because you’re afraid it will look like you can’t manage your workload. Don’t worry, the right approach will make you look proactive—and save you a lot of headaches (not to mention time). Read on for your three-step plan to get the help you need.


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