The new manager: your first 100 days

Tuesday 23 May 2017
Whether it’s a promotion or a move into a new company, becoming a first-time manager gives you a chance to implement fresh ideas, set out your vision for the company, and maybe even inspire your colleagues along the way

Ever since she became a chartered accountant in December 2015, Sophie Roche wanted to go for a managerial position. In October 2016, her dedication paid off when, after six years at Grant Thornton, she was promoted to assistant manager.

Because she’d been working towards the role for several months – “I was determined to work above my level to be in a strong position for promotion” – she found the transition to a management position relatively easy. The sudden increase in responsibility – from managing a few client relationships to over 20 – was “challenging, but very rewarding”.

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