Having The Right Attitude And Character At A New Job
You just got a new job and definitely it is going to be a new environment, new work scheme, new boss, and new workmates to get along and you will be facing and learn new challenges.
This is the point where you are in the adjusting period and getting to know your way around with the environment and people. It is important that you show the right interaction and attitude at your new job, because if you are overly friendly and bubbly on your first day, everyone else will think you to be so fresh.
Do not rush into being over friendly but be a little reserved and get yourself acquainted with the daily routine of work and the people around you. Because, you will not be able to know everyone’s name in one go, but be familiar only with looks so take your time, anyways you will always have that immediate friend that can always be the person seated right close to you.
Introduce yourself to a few people in a day until you get everyone’s name familiarized so that you can easily make yourself comfortable with them in time too. This is a way to start and be comfortable and you can slowly learn each day as who is who and whatnot.
Be polite and smile, and do not hesitate to ask questions and get info about your work if something is unclear, it is a way of opening up conversations and familiarizing the flow of work. This is your chance of connecting right through them and giving yourself the chance to get more used to your work until you get it right confidently.
Be focused though and tend not to indulge on conversations that are not work-related and which that is not concerning you, yet be observant and keen as you discover more of this and what’s around you. Take your time to establish camaraderie, a person or two, in the beginning, will soon be a group.
Bear in mind that, there are different personalities at work, and you cannot please everyone or make everyone comfortable with you, so stick to know you feel you can trust yet still be respectful and diligent as you learn about this company you’re in.
It is not easy to be adjusting and making yourself be accepted or to belong in a new and foreign environment at work, however, with the confidence of being able to handle yourself and do your job accordingly without stepping on anyone, then in time you will be in the right path, in the same page with everyone and be comfortable and blend in to what is new.