Student Workforce

Your First Day in a New Job

When you are told you have been successful at an interview, it is a wonderful feeling knowing you impressed the interviewer and they want you within the company, but thoughts turn to your first day!

The first day at a new job can be as nerve-racking as the interview.  It’s the one day within a new company that everyone wants to get out of the way, but you need to remember that they are not expecting much of you on that first day or even week and it’s a day to help you settle into your surroundings.

The most important thing to remember is to stay calm, listen and speak to as many people as you can. You may then begin to feel comfortable, and a bit more settled. Nerves are good, and it’s important to not be overconfident, and as long as you remain calm and listen when you’re instructed to do something then your first day at your new job will fly by.