Congratulations! You got the job! Getting a new job is exciting. However, after the dust settles from celebrating this accomplishment, you have some work to do.
Being a new employee can be tough sometimes, but if you're ready to embrace the challenge, you can make a smooth career change. Here are a few tips to make sure you start your new job on the right foot.
Sometimes, entry-level jobs get a bad reputation.
Think about it -- what do you think of when you hear about an "entry-level" position? Some phrases that come to mind could include "low-paying" or "low man on the totem pole."
These common stereotypes of entry-level jobs can hinder people from going after amazing opportunities, especially since there are incredible entry-level gigs out there that offer great salaries, benefits, and opportunities for growth.
You hate your job. You find yourself complaining about it daily to your family and friends. Every Sunday night, you tell yourself that you’re going to finally quit and find a new job because you just can’t take it anymore. ... But you don’t. (Psst! Can’t get hired? Watch this free tutorial.) Instead, you go to work, come home, complain, and start the whole cycle over again. You’re completely miserable in your current job, but you’re absolutely terrified to find a new job. But why?