New Professionals

All the things we didn’t know that we needed to know.

Fast growing organizations need a steady stream of talent to support their growth.

In many cases this includes relying on high potential individuals who are early on in their career. We know how challenging it can be to develop the important skills needed to become a high performing professional.

This is exactly why Thrive Talent has created a variety of different professional development solutions to help new professionals build these important skills quickly, accelerating their performance in your organization.

New Professionals eLearning Library included with KNOWLEDGE level membership.


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New hires only have one chance to make a first impression! This section reviews typical organizational expectations and how to “show up” appropriately – from wardrobe to attitude to having a heap of healthy respect for others as they engage with the team.

  • Dress for Success
  • Cultural Expectations
  • Respect for Others
  • Professional Wardrobe
  • Individual/Organizational Expectations

Personal Responsibility

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New professionals might struggle with time management and productivity. This section provides courses and resources to help minimize distractions and better plan their time to remain productive.

  • Time Management
  • Good Habits for Productivity
  • Minimizing Distractions


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A new professional’s ability to effectively communicate with others has a tremendous impact on their success. This includes face-to-face, email, phone, and other forms of contact. This section covers tips and tricks to be a good communicator in a variety of scenarios.

  • Communication Channels
  • Communication Standards
  • Crafting Messages
  • Formal/Informal Communication
  • Communication Styles

Meeting Etiquette

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Understand your role and expectations before you attend a meeting, and participate accordingly. Content includes understanding roles and expectations when attending a meeting and how to participate accordingly, understanding the various types of meetings, how to show up prepared, and the importance of taking good notes.

  • Meeting Purpose
  • Meeting Etiquette
  • Effective Note-taking

Working with Others

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Topics in this section include recognizing when to speak… and more importantly, when to LISTEN, knowing audiences and how to manage conflict and stress to build stronger relationships, avoiding political missteps in the workplace, and apologizing accordingly when necessary.

  • Effective Listening
  • Responding to Conflict
  • Workplace Stress
  • Political Missteps
  • Apologizing
  • Leadership Styles
  • Responding to Stress

Professional Relationships

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As a new professional, establishing a strong network of peers and/or having a mentor will help immensely. This content reviews the importance of mentors in personal growth, and tips for effectively building a professional network.

  • Professional Mentors
  • Networking Styles
  • Networking

Positioning Ideas

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This section provides content to help new professionals with decision making, creating presentations and other methods of communicating ideas.

  • Change & Influence
  • Positioning Ideas
  • Influence in Organizations
  • Decision Making
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Presentation Checklist
  • Channels of Influence

Personal Brand

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Learn the importance of establishing a personal “brand” and how to do so. Topics include the value of knowing and expressing a personal brand, and tips for creating a brief “elevator pitch” to quickly promote oneself.

  • Personal Brand/Reputation
  • Creating Your Elevator Pitch