8 Things New Employees Should Never Do

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By Alison Green

When you're new to a job, you're subject to a whole different set of rules than you are once you've been there longer. Co-workers don't know you well yet, so small behaviors can carry more weight. Actions that might go unnoticed six months down the road can raise concerns about your work ethic, reliability and judgment.

Here are eight things that you shouldn't do when you're new to the job – but that are OK to do later.