There’s more to preparing for day one than shining your shoes, donning the perfect outfit and reviewing the company website. Consider this a golden opportunity to reflect on your ‘work self’ – how you’ve been perceived by superiors, peers and subordinates in the past, and how you’d like to be viewed in your new work…
Perhaps the biggest issue about starting a new job is that when you feel you are struggling, it can be really difficult to ask for help. But why are we reluctant to ask for help when we probably (and justifiably) most need it?
There are many things that might shape your answer to this question. It is loaded with expectation and possibility, and often comes with freely dispensed advice, influence or pressure. At FindMyWhy we are here to help you get to the heart of what you want to be, and how to make it happen.
You’ve got a new job!!! At the outset, you’re full of excitement and enthusiasm. But what happens if, in a few weeks, even months, it’s not working out as planned and things don’t look quite so peachy? Should you resign, or stick it out?
First day jitters are a natural side effect of getting a new job, and believe it or not, they’re a good sign. The right preparation ahead of your first day will go a long way to ensuring that all that adrenaline propels you over the office threshold full of confidence and excitement, rather than anxiety…
When you’re job hunting, how you play the waiting game can be as crucial to the success of your application as your application itself. You’ll want to appear keen, not desperate, and efficient, not overbearing. What follows is a set of tips to help you do just that.
‘The circumstances of our lives may actually matter less than the sense of control we feel over our lives’. Rory Sutherland explores how the power of re-framing our circumstances can be the secret to happiness and fulfillment.