You are a fresher to this environment and here are a few tips to feel free at your job environment. This
is the moment of truth. It's a new environment and new culture.
At the beigning of your career, the impact of this learning
will probably last a life time.
Here are a few tips form people who started out in their first
jobs with a smile.
- Lack of experience
and people bound to load you with work , find boring and mechanical.
All important, challenging assignments seem to go to others. Wait. Be
patient. You'll have to prove yourself in whatever work you get before
they trust you with better.
- Now you
need to take responsibility for what you contribute in
an organisation that has its own rules for quality and standards. You
need to take responsibilty for everything you do.
- Be assertive
when you think you're just being
taken for granted. But you can't afford to put on airs because people
need to know that you're ready to work hard and learn things that you
haven't worked on before. Take new experiences, even if they are
unrelated, as opportunities to learn.
opportunity to make contacts with experienced people who can help you out at
some point in your career. So network, get to know people. Recognise who is
important and be sure to be in their good books.
you need to research your company and the
work that goes on there. Piping up with an idea even if it gets shot
down shows that you're interested and involved.
BE A TEAM PLAYER
the key to winning is the ability to adjust. Your ability to get along
with others will determine the way you fit in. So don't isolate
obviously have views on many subjects, work-related and otherwise. But
wait, do not start imposing them all at once. For instance, if you don't
smoke, donít badger every smoker around with your views. Thereíll be
time enough for your lecture on smoking and cancer later.
- A 9-to-5 scenario may initially be
quite alien to you. Be prepared for hard work, long working hours and,
let's be realistic, a bit of injustice as well.