First Day Jitters: What Not to Do Your First Day On the Job

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December 24, 2012 ‐ By
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It’s your first day and you’re worried about what to wear, all the new colleagues you’re going to meet, and the new assignments you’re going to get.

It’s only day one, so relax. Everyone will be there to welcome you to the team. However, there are some things you might want to avoid saying and doing right off the bat.

“When you see a coworker who looks like they’re having a bad day, now is not the time to ask 21 questions,” Black Enterprise advises. “Say hello, make small talk, and keep it moving.”

Indeed. For more on how to avoid the pitfalls of a new job, click through to BlackEnterprise.com.

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