Your first day of work can be a dream come true. Your first day at work can also be a waking nightmare. It all depends on how badly you wanted this job, how prepared you are for this job, and how much you’re willing to put into this job.
Even if this new job isn’t your ideal job, you still need to make a great first impression on your first day of work, as first impressions will always dictate the opinions that your new co-workers and superiors form about you. You will be able to cash-in on these positive impressions when applying for your next position and, if you want good references, you need to start strong and build on your debut at this company.
The first day at work usually involves meeting way too many people to keep track of, being oriented to the work being done and then, gently, being tossed into the deep end to see how well you can swim. Your first day at work probably has a tight schedule, but there are some things that you should always get done on your first day if you want to make a great first impression.
Here’s what you need to do in order to have a great first day at work and make great first impressions on your new colleagues:Read More