Avoid this sentence at all costs, says Ryan. “The new boss is going to feel like you’re stuck in your ways,” she says. “You’re not flexible or adaptable.” As a result, you might find that you’re not given good assignments or brought onto new projects, because it seems like you can’t handle change. Instead, suggests Ryan, explain that a system is new, and take the time to learn how your boss would like things done.
“In the end this is the person that is going to affect whether you get promoted, whether you get a good evaluation, or whether you keep your job,” says Ryan.