You secured the job of your dreams. You know your role and the company’s expectations. You’re ready! Or, so you think.
You still need to figure out workplace etiquette, including those unwritten rules that exist in every company.
Several weeks into a job search, many recent grads are starting to see job offers come in. Soon, it will be time for that most nerve-wracking, yet exciting, of days: the first day on the job.
And many of these new entrants to the workforce have a million and one thoughts running through their head. And you may, too. So many that you might not be thinking about the big picture and overlook the little, but infinitely important details, of your first day at work like these…
One poorly worded response, one spontaneous comment, can ruin a professional reputation. And unfortunately, saying the wrong thing at the wrong time can cost a young careerist a raise, promotion… even a job.
To avoid a workplace faux pas that can damage your future credibility, be sure not to utter these seven toxic phrases at work…
Picking up the phone is a slowly dying practice.
It’s scary that so many, especially among us Millennials, are dead-set against dialing up coworkers or taking calls, seemingly to avoid personal – human – interaction.
Does anyone remember a time when the only thing you could do with a phone… was communicate?