I've Landed My Dream Job--Now What???

Business, Money & Investing

By Scot Herrick

Publisher : Happy About

ABOUT Scot Herrick

Scot Herrick
Scot Herrick, founder and owner of Cube Rules, LLC, provides online career management training for Cubicle Warriors, his catchy term for today's knowledge workers. Scot has a long history of managerial and individual contribution in Fortune 100 corporations. He has implemented individual p More...


'I've Landed My Dream Job–-Now What???' is designed to be your constant companion during the first thirty days at your new job. It will help you think through what you're going to accomplish and how to measure your accomplishments, right from day 1 all the way to day 30. Weekly tasks and action items make sure you are on track and end-of-week reviews help you assess how closely you are meeting your goals. With Scot Herrick's book at your side, you can be sure to survive and thrive in your new cubicle.


Scot Herrick's purpose in writing this book is to help people like you, who have just landed a job at a large or small corporation, to get started on the right foot. Beginning with the often-overlooked basics, Scot shows you how to manage the transition from your old job, to evaluate the fit between your new workplace and yourself, to identify the real decision makers, to integrate into your new team's culture and, most important, to determine which aspects of your new role are most meaningful to your manager, and therefore most closely linked to your job security and paycheck.

The savvy Scot Herrick understands that a job seeker's work isn't done after she signs the offer letter. 'I've Landed My Dream Job"—Now What???' is essential reading for those who have triumphantly made it past unemployment and are determined not to find themselves back there again.

Alexandra Levit, author of 'New Job, New You' and '#MILLENNIALtweet'

Scot Herrick provides savvy, practical and valuable advice to keep your dream job from turning into a nightmare.

Anita Bruzzese, author of '45 Things You Do To Drive Your Boss Crazy,' a nationally syndicated columnist on the workplace, and an award-winning journalist.

"You got your dream job...NOW WHAT?" Read this book...follow the instructions inside, and you can take your dream job beyond your wildest dreams. With practical tips on how to be successful in the first 30 days at your dream job, this book is a must read for anyone who wants to take control of their career and make it great!

Phil Gerbyshak, author of '10 Ways to Make it Great!' and professional speaker and social media coach

I really admire the pragmatism that Scot Herrick has brought to 'I've Landed My Dream Job"—Now What???.' In the process of deconstructing some of the potential challenges and pitfalls that can make or break the first 30 days of a new role, he gives people real tools and tips to enable them to work on their own terms from day one. For those New Work Pioneers choosing to create livable lives for themselves in the corporate world, this is going to be a really valuable resource, showing them how not just to survive, but thrive.

Christine Livingston, Coach and Founder of 'A Different Kind of Work'

Scot Herrick has written a book where the pages come alive to act as your personal coach, guide, and map to the first 30 days on the job. You will wake up from the dream and be able to do your best to make your dream job a reality by crafting working goals, cruising through administrivia, keeping the end in mind, dancing the meet and greet, and following the playbook for your team. And of course, don't forget, your manager is your most important customer! Study and read this book and you will prevent your dream job from becoming a working nightmare.

David Zinger, M. Ed., Founder of The Employee Engagement Network

As one who appreciates and celebrates ACCOMPLISHMENT in all its forms, I was excited to see Scot Herrick take one of the most critical accomplishments of any professional—landing a new job—and create an easy-to-understand formula for how to navigate the organizational perils of the first month...of any job, industry, profession, or level. This guide should be a must read for anybody who is currently seeking employment or even considering it. If you truly want to 'seize the accomplishment' of your next career step, you need not look further than 'I've Landed My Dream Job"—Now What???.'

Timothy Johnson, Chief Accomplishment Officer, Carpe Factum, Inc.