MSN.Careerbuilder.com – October 2008: When You’re the Youngest Person on the Team
Find your place
Part of establishing your role on a team comes with understanding what you can learn from others and what you can offer them.
“While it is important to be knowledgeable, it is more important to understand your status,” advises Tina Hamilton, president and CEO. If you show a willingness to learn more about your new position and the company, others will be eager to assist you. “Most will be pleased to do so and as such will look at you in a positive light … If you are inexperienced and attempt to act otherwise, you risk coming across as difficult to work with or immature.” Read the entire article here.