Tips for Starting a New Job

  • Tips for Starting a New Job

    Lakewood, CO - October 13, 2021

    Administrative Jobs in Lakewood, CO First, congratulations on your new job! You've made it through the stressful ordeal known as a  job search , and you've accepted a new position. Now what? Express Employment Professionals is here to give you some tips to help you with this transition and make sure you start on the right foot. 

    • Tip #1: Introduce Yourself. 

    Outside of the individuals who interviewed you, it's likely that you won't see any other familiar faces in your first few days at a new job. So now is the perfect time to let your positive energy shine and shake off the "new-kid-on-the-block" jitters. If talking to new people pushes your anxiety buttons, then consider doing some prep work. Talk to your manager and ask for a list of people you should get familiar with in order to do your job well. Write out a small script and practice what you'll say ahead of time, so you feel confident when you encounter someone new. It's also a good idea to try and remember the names of those you meet. It helps to repeat a person's name back to them at the end of your first meeting and to continue to use it in follow-up conversations.  

    • Tip #2: Ask Questions 

    Your first few weeks at a new job will be filled with a ton of new information, so try not to get overwhelmed. Take notes to reference back to and be vocal when you need more direction on a particular issue. It's always better to ask your manager or co-workers what to do rather than waste time by performing a task incorrectly.  

    • Tip #3: Enjoy Your New Workspace 

    Now is the time to find out where the office supplies live and where the best place is to take your break. If you haven't been given a tour, ask a colleague to show you around when time permits. Be proactive and ask how to make the coffee so you can help by making a fresh pot. Inquire if you can decorate your workspace and make it your own.  

    If you enjoy these tips, contact your local employment agency  Express in Lakewood! 

    Express Employment Professionals of Lakewood, CO 
    651 Garrison Street Suite 100 
    Lakewood, CO 80215 
    (303) 238-3500