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First-Day, On-The-Job Jitters? Three Tips To Shake Them Off

October 1, 2015
Borderless Leadership

Your first day of work is not just memorable but also important. After everything you’ve experienced from pain, stress, worries, fatigue and financial problems during your job hunt, your heart’s desire finally became a reality. You just have to remember how to shake those first-day jitters off and learn how to fit in. So it is crucial to prepare so much for this big day.

So how can you create a big start for your first day at work? Here are the tips:

1. Dress how you want to be perceived.

According to Desiree Devaney, a financial analyst with GE Capital Credit, “Dress how you want people to perceive you because it plays a huge role in how you are initially treated,” as per Quintessenntial Careers.

She also added that employees that are perfectly groomed show efficiency and consistency at work. Beig unkempt shows how disorganized a person can be, therefore, it is difficult to be trusted with different and special assignments. Remember, your looks and dress represent who you are in the inside, too.

2. Be positive and don’t overthink of it.

Just take everything slowly, according to HubSpot Blogs. Anxiety and stress can blow everything up so make sure you calm yourself down. Don’t forget that you are hired for a reason, so just show up. Be friendly and make your employers be glad of hiring you.

3. Create relationships.

Don’t forget to introduce yourself and try to get to know more of your other co-workers too, noted by Levo. Make them feel special and slowly create a bond of friendship. A healthy relationship and good camaraderie between you and your team will help you be happier and even more productive at work in the future.

As you make a step for a great change in your life, don’t forget to take everything seriously. You have to do everything for it no matter what. Don’t just show off for a day; always try to work harder every single day you have been given the opportunity. A chance for a job is a blessing so you have to make the most out of it.

Source: Jobs & Hire

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