Before you know it, assignments and exams will be a thing of the past and you’ll be heading out to work at a coop position, summer job or… best of all … a full-time job! A successful workplace experience results in great reference letters, an increased professional network and lots of self confidence. Check out these resources for some great tips!
Canada’s own favourite career and workplace advisors, Workopolis, wade into interesting territory with today’s post on workplace protocol and manners! Find out “who goes through the door first” in this comprehensive list of dos and don’ts. Business Insider, a well respected industry blog, recently featured an article entitled 19 things you should do on your first day of work in its Strategy section! That’s a whole lot of strategic thinking for your first day but … it never hurts to make a great first impression!
If you have time for even more workplace prep, be sure to read How to shine at work. Learn how to master office politics, effectively schmooze bosses and deal with difficult co-workers. You’ll find a copy in each of our Library locations.