A good first impression on the new job is worth of gold. Do not ruin the chance to enjoy your colleagues and easily fit in the new work environment. Any change is difficult, you just have to make it easier … When you finally get on your new, long-awaited job you have the feels like everyone’s staring at you and whispering about you, which is probably true. The chances are that you feel confused and do not how to react.
We have prepared a few advices on how to behave during the first days of your new job.
- The first days at his new job clothe appropriate, beautiful and comfortable clothes, because it will make an impression that will help you build confidence.
- Be prepared to answer questions who you are, where are you from and what is your job. Prepare yourself to such questions earlier, so that you sound confident, but not arrogant while you are politely answering them.
- Remember the quality for which you got that job at first place. Laugh sincerely, think positively, look your colleagues in the eyes while talking to them, and greed your colleagues with a firm handshake.
- It’s okay to be cautious and a bit nervous on the beginning, because you will in the next few weeks to have a chance to adjust to the new environment and the work that you have to perform.
- Make sure to make every asked task as best as possible
- You do not want to offend colleagues or superiors the very first days at work. Behave with respect towards all employees in the company, whether they are cleaners, janitors or any other support staff.
- Listen more and talk less during the first days on the new job.
- Make an effort to meet with as many people on the new job, especially if your superior does not introduce you to your colleagues.
- Do not be afraid to ask for help or advice. People will mind more if you do not look for their help if you need it.
- If your colleagues invite you to take your break with them or offer you a coffee, use that opportunity to get to know them not only in business but private sense. Through the interaction with them you will find many unwritten rules about the place you work.