Your First Year

A whole year has passed! You've learned so much about your position, the university community and your co-workers. Take the time now to reflect on your experience and accomplishments.

  1. Observe the milestone and look to the future.
    1. Review the first year; celebrate successes. Things to consider:
      1. Is the job what you expected?
      2. Do you have opportunities to learn and grow?
      3. Are there obstacles to your productivity? What are they and how do they affect you?
      4. What's the best thing that's happened to you here this year, and why?
      5. Do you feel recognized for your contributions? How do you like to be recognized?
  2. Identify opportunities for continued improvement
    1. Discuss career development and plans for the future.
    2. Identify professional development opportunities.