5 Things to Do on Your First Day at Job
Bangalore: You generally have several questions in our mind on the very first day of your job as you tend to think how will be your co- workers, boss, when to ask for your first assignment, shall i carry lunch from home etc. However it is always advised by the career experts to be positive on your first day and observe the new surroundings at work, moreover you should know your colleagues and the company culture. According to Kelly Eggers of Fins Technology, listed below are 5 things that you must do on the very first day of work.
1. Know your workplace well: Kathy Downs, a recruiting manager for staffing firm Robert Half FA, opines that you should know every possible thing about your workplace by the end of your first day at work, which includes access codes, office hours, appropriate outfit, the break room location, parking, and other day-to-day basics. Besides that you should ask someone to guide you in order to know where the department are exactly located and at the same time you should also know from him/her where are the restrooms, cafeteria and human resources department located, suggests Lisa Quast, president of Career Woman, a Seattle-based career development consultancy. Likewise, you should also know the people working around you on the very first day of work advices Kathy. Knowing everything about your workplace well on the first day will sure to make you more comfortable on the next day at work.
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