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As a student aspiring to get into the job market and creating a niche for yourself,is hard,exhausting and at times depressing. Many challenges will face along the way and some silly mistakes might cost your future. From your placement choise to office behaviour. This is to help you make better judgement of you work environment.
You pursued your course because you love it,dont let your happiness down. For those who have the freedom to choose where to be,a little knowledge is important. Dont rush to settle on a particular employee because of external pressure or quick satisfaction. You are the master of your future not anyone else,find a place that will keep you happy. Dont be quick,take your time and study your options, seek where you are comfortable yet promising to your career advancement. Maybe starting small may seem a down grade but its usually the best. Little pressure yet full of opportunities.
When you get posted any where,your personality speaks alot. From the moment you step through that office door. Groom yourself appropriately in line with the job. Personal hygene is very important. Avoid smelly instances that will impact negatively to your collegues and superiors. Skimpy dressing will not earn you any favours,it will give the opportunistic a chance to use you then leave you in the cold when they are done having their way with you.
In a work place you must interact.
Speaking,listening,touching sharing meals Etc. Avoid being caught up in the moments to assume you are likeable. There are people who will always be envious of your position. Dont give them the satisfaction. Speak wisely i.e little words that are straight to the point. Be truthfull as no leverage is given by the truth. People know alot so dont get around potraying yourself as the epitome of knowledge. Share what you know on a need to know basis. Give right advice whenever its required,listen attentively and dont shy away from asking a question. You have just been placed in a new workplace and the best way to learn is to assume you know nothing.
It is important to note that as you improve your people skill remember there is a chain of command. Respect is mandatory. Handle your workmates and superiors accordingly. Even the one on your level but a month old is superior to you.
Limit your leisure deeds for the sake of work. Check on your drinking and smoking and if need be minimize.
Enjoy your new work place and have a prosperous time.