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Got that dream job and have your first day at work? Congratulations! Here are some Dos and Don’ts to make a great first impression.
When one talks about work – there are two days that are very critical – the day that you join an organization and the day that you leave one. This of course does not mean that the days in between are not – they are. But the first and last days are make-or-break days for your career. The things that happen, your reaction to them, and how you handle the ‘first hellos’ and ‘last goodbyes’ have a lasting effect on your career both within and outside the company, for many years to come.
In this article we’ll address the things that you must do and must not do on your first day at work to make a lasting positive impression on your new colleagues.
We know it’s a long list and some may find it difficult to follow all the Dos and Don’ts. If you realize you’ve made an error – be prompt to apologize and make amends. First days can be difficult, but if you follow the guidelines and let your good common sense rule – they’re not rocket science.
If you have any funny or scary first day stories share it with the community – let others learn from your bloopers or follow your good common sense.
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