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Hedy Holmes Staffing:
Succeeding at Your New Job

Business Discussion

Find a Mentor

Finding a mentor at a new job is a great way to ensure success. A mentor can provide invaluable advice and guidance on how to navigate the company, its culture, and job expectations. They can help you identify areas of growth and development, and also provide moral support. Consider asking the person who is training you to be your mentor.

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Build Relationships

Building relationships at a new job is important - you can rely on these people when you need help or have questions. In addition, these relationships can make you feel more comfortable when collaborating with them. To do this, be sure to introduce yourself to your new coworkers during your first few weeks at the company.

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Learn About the Company

It is important to learn about the company prior to starting and in the first few days. Understanding the company’s mission and values can help you understand your role and responsibilities, as well as how you can contribute to the company’s success. Research the company’s history, read up on their core values, and find out what they’re striving to achieve. Understanding the company’s goals and objectives can help you make a successful transition into the new role.

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Be Confident

When starting a new job, it's important to stand behind your qualifications and remind yourself why you were chosen. Don’t let any negative thoughts or feelings of self-doubt prevent you from achieving success. Try and be confident in your abilities and trust that you were the best person for the job. This confidence will help you to perform to the best of your ability and make a positive impression on your colleagues and supervisors.

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Ask for Help

Don't be afraid to ask for help when starting a new job. It is a great way to learn, and will help you excel in your new role. Asking your trainer for help is a great way to get up to speed quickly. They will typically rather you ask questions so you are aware of what you're doing and the overall expectations of your job. Your mentor and supervisor want you to succeed, they should be happy to answer your questions.

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Ask for a Review

It is important to be proactive in understanding how you can improve your performance in the company. Asking your boss or supervisor for a review after a period of time in the job is an important step in understanding your strengths and weaknesses. It shows initiative and should be appreciated. Requesting a review is a great way to get feedback and make sure that you are performing to the best of your ability.

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