21 Jun White Vest and Gray Slacks [Plus: Three Must Read Articles for Those Starting New Job]
I’m officially employed as of yesterday! I have to say I’m a little sad to leave behind my days as a student–I enjoyed every minute of grad school. At the same time, it’s nice to feel like an adult again and have a routine and free weekends…
Just to get myself mentally prepped and back in the zone, I was doing some research on how best to prepare for a new job. Having had a few jobs already, I feel like I know what I’m getting into, but all the same, it was nice to remind myself just what it takes to start off on the right foot and be set up for success.
If you or a friend you know is starting a new job, share with them these three awesome articles–I found them to be really well written and thought provoking!
- 8 Tips for Rocking Your First Day at a New Job (The Muse): links to 8 great resources on how to survive and thrive on your first day on the job.
- The 10 Worst Things You Can Do When You Start a New Job (Woman’s Day): I love the reminders of what to avoid doing, including #10, which is to spend your breaks surfing the net rather than finding ways to learn and be helpful.
- The 10 Best Pieces Of Advice For Making A Fresh Start (Fast Company): Written by a mother for her son leaving for college, this article will help put you in the right mindset of being curious, willing to fail, and celebrating every milestone so you can be happy and avoid burnout.