Job Success Starts With First Impressions
Succeeding on the Job: Secrets for Making a Successful Transition to Work
The first days, weeks, and months on the job are critical for not only making a good first impression, but for building a foundation for future opportunities within the organization.
Here’s what you can do to make a good impression at work:
- Have a Positive Attitude
- Dress Professionally/Blend in With Co-Workers
- Show Your Team Spirit
- Learn Co-Workers’ Names Quickly
- Take Notes/Go to Orientation
- Establish a Good Attendance Record
- Avoid Office Politics and Gossip
- Keep Personal Business on Company Time to a Minimum
- Listen More than Talk
- Show Appreciation
Learn more about these tips — and 10 more — in this article: Your First Days Working at a New Job: 20 Tips to Help You Make a Great Impression.
And for most jobs, teamwork is essential. Are you a team player? Take this Team Player Assessment.
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