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ASPECT'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS AT WORK


First Day Guidelines

You will probably be nervous your first day on a new job. That's natural. But try to be positive - expect good things to happen. These reminders will help you be more prepared, and preparation is a great way to combat "first day" nerves.

DO:

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Set your alarm for an early rise to ensure perfect hygiene and personal care

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Have clothing and bus fare ready

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Have something prepared for breakfast and to take for lunch

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Arrive early - ready to start working on time

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Smile and introduce yourself to everyone

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Ask questions and accept directions eagerly

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Ask about policies regarding breaks, coffee funds, where to have lunch

DON'T:

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Speak critically of your last job

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Try to become too familiar too quickly

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Discuss personal problems or lifestyle issues

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Be a show off or a "know it all"

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Make personal calls or have friends visit

Follow these guidelines every day!