Have you made your 2014 resolutions yet? A new year means an opportunity for a fresh start at work. What can you do to start the new year off right? Here are 10 things you can do to help you start the year off right — and it's not too early to start planning now. 1. Set goals. Even if you're not in the habit of setting career goals, make a point to identify where you are now and where you want to be at this time next year.