Starting a new job is like starting a new school. There are different things that one worries about whether they will be able to make new friends, which outfit will be the best choice, what if something goes wrong, these thoughts are normal and can happen to anyone.
Here are few tips which will keep you jitter-free on your first day,
- Be on time
Reaching office early can create a responsible, enthusiastic image in front of the boss. This will not only boost up your interest and confidence it will also create a successful base for your future.
- Ask questions
Interaction is very much important in the work field. If you have any query ask your co-workers, boss about it as the first week is the grace period during which your co-workers will be available for queries. This will also help you to establish a communicative flow with others in the office.
- Have a firm grip on your job role
Be confident with your job role and stay alert of what is expected from you. Take some time out and sit down with your boss, go over your job description, and ask about everything that’s unclear. You’ll find that it’ll make your work a lot easier, and your boss will be impressed with your proactive attitude.
- Focus on your job
It is always better to leave personal life at home. However tempting it may be, try to suppress the urge of going through your phone until your break. It’s crucial to make a good impression in your first week, and you’ll want to restrain from using your phone to take care of personal emails and social media pages.
- Greet everyone
It is normal to feel dejected during the first few days; working with hundreds of new faces can scare even the liveliest extrovert into a quiet person. But it’s important to try to overcome this shyness and introduce yourself to everyone. You will come across as confident and cheerful, and it’ll help you get started on the right foot.