Hi everyone ... I have come across this forum through word of mouth and can't believe how much information exists here !
I am definitely looking forward to reading up on all the experiences of others.
I do have however a question as I tried searching the forum but did not come up with anything.
I am starting a new IT Manager role in 3 weeks time for a small subsidiary of a large multinational organization in Sydney Australia ( Yes- I am Australian !).
A few points about the role :
** I will have 4 direct reports ( all older than me ) and on average 6 years with the company.
** I will be reporting directly to the Finance Director for all local matters
** I will be reporting to an International IT Manager for all project work
** I have 11 years IT Experience ( Technical, applications, project management & general management ).
I would appreciate some feedback on what others would suggest as a plan for the first day, week, month and perhaps first quarter. I am very anxious and want to make sure I create the right impression with the team reporting into me and the executive group.