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How to succeed in that new job

By David Lawrence |

At Vine Resources, we understand that starting a new job can be a daunting process, but it's important to stay cool, calm, and collected - you’ve got this!

Yet, more often than not, this is easier said than done, so we've created this guide on how to succeed in that new job.

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Educate yourself as you go along

This is a key way to succeed in your new job. By educating yourself as you go along, you will start to feel a lot more comfortable with the practices involved in your role. Whether this is educating yourself on office routines, getting to know your colleagues, or educating yourself on how best to complete your daily tasks, these are all steps that can be taken to inspire confidence within yourself. It's also a great way to set yourself out as an individual in the workspace, cultivating a reputation as a dedicated hard worker, which is never a bad thing!

Feedback is key

To truly succeed in that new job, feedback is key. By seeking out ways in which you can improve from your boss – or even colleagues around you – and acting on this, you’re bound to succeed in your role. You may discover areas that you didn’t know you needed to strengthen, which helps boost your position as an employee. It also cements your status as somebody who is hardworking and eager to please.

Be friendly

To some, this may sound a little juvenile, but it's important to be friendly when starting a new job. By engaging in a friendly (but non-invasive) conversation with your colleagues, you're likely to bond with them on a personal level. This will help you settle into your new workplace, and ultimately make you feel comfortable enough to be able to succeed in your new role. It also gives you a foundation to be able to ask questions about the work atmosphere so that you can gel even quicker.

Good luck!

 

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David Lawrence

Written by David Lawrence

David is the founder of Vine Resources.

 

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