New compliance officers face an overwhelming number of tasks during their first few months. They struggle not because they lack the skills, but because of factors ranging from limited support networks to timely initiatives that impact transitioning.

The solution? Creating a detailed plan for the first year in your new role. In fact, research shows that executives who plan and execute their transitions reach full productivity nine months before their peers do. 

Use the insights, advice and other tools included in this 12-step guide to accelerate your transition and drive impact at your organization.