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This week, Bravo announced the two new cast mates joining the Real Housewives of Atlanta. While the women with the peaches in their hands have had their fare share of less-than-professional moments (“Who gon’ check me boo?” comes to mind), the changes made me think about my own work experiences of late. How a Madame handles newbies in the office can say more about her than the fresh meat. To make sure you don’t find yourself “getting checked” by newbies, stick to these five rules for handling newbies at the job: