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JOB MAINTENANCE

ASPECT'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS AT WORK


Before You Start

Here are some things you may need to consider:

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Do you have the clothing or equipment you need? Is there a dress code? Uniforms? Have you observed what workers wear on the job?

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Do you know how you will get to work? Have you checked bus routes and schedules, availability of parking, or how long it will take to walk or bike?

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Do you know what shifts you may have to work?

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Do you have daycare - or pet care - in place?

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Is there a back up plan for emergencies or having to work overtime?

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Are there medical, dental or other appointments you should schedule before you start work?

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Do you have all documents you may need? Certificates, driver's abstracts, SIN? An emergency number for your employer to file?

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Do you know where and when to report? Who to ask for?

Having this information before you start a job may save you worry, embarrassment or anxiety down the road. Along with the guidelines for your first day at work, it will ensure that you make a great first impression.