FIRST WEEK ON THE JOB
TO DO’S
Presented by:
Mr. Garo Ilanjian
Work Experience Lesson 12
The First Week of Your
New Job
In this Presentation we will learn:
• How we can reduce anxiety
on our new jobs
• Best practices that we can do
at the start of our new jobs
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Pre-Test
Multiple Choice
•
1. First day you should arrive:
2.
A.
Whenever you like, because it is your first day
B.
Late, to make an impression
C.
Half hour early
When you start a new job:
A.
You should call everyone ‘buddy’
B.
You should try to remember their names quickly
C.
You should only remember the boss’ name
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Pre-Test
Multiple Choice
•
3. On your new job if you are not sure what to do:
A.
You should just do what you want, your boss will
understand, because you are new
B.
You should just take a coffee break and wait for someone to
find you in the cafeteria
C.
Ask questions to your boss or co-workers
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• Come to work
well rested and
ready to go!
• Fuel the body with
good foods
through the day!
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• Arrive Early.
• Be Ready Physically and
Mentally to work.
• Know the dress code before hand.
• Dress appropriately.
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• Ask questions. You're new and it's better to do
something right the first time around than
have to do it over.
• Smile a lot and be friendly
• Use your lunch hours to get together with your
current co-workers
• Figure out who has the authority to give you
work to do and who is just trying to have you
do theirs
• Pay attention to the grapevine, but don't
contribute to it
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• Be polite to co-workers.
• Show respect.
• Encourage co-workers to
ask questions.
• Show initiative.
• Take on new assignments.
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Do not ask for personal time!
•
Do not call in sick!
•
Do not ask for favors!
•
Do not dress inappropriately!
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Do not become a problem!
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Surviving Your First Week at a New Job
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What to Do When You Start a New Job
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Video from - About.com
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Post-Test
Multiple Choice
•
1. First day you should arrive:
2.
A.
Whenever you like, because it is your first day
B.
Late, to make an impression
C.
Half hour early
When you start a new job:
A.
You should call everyone ‘buddy’
B.
You should try to remember their names quickly
C.
You should only remember the boss’ name
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Post-Test
Multiple Choice
•
3. On your new job if you are not sure what to do:
A.
You should just do what you want, your boss will
understand, because you are new
B.
You should just take a coffee break and wait for someone to
find you in the cafeteria
C.
Ask questions to your boss or co-workers
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Post Test
Fill in the blanks
1.
First day you should arrive ________ _______ earlier.
2.
You should come to work _____ ______.
3.
You should ______ your body with _____ ______.
4.
You should learn everyone’s ______ quickly.
5.
You should ______ more than you ______.
6.
______ ________ when in doubt.
7.
You should keep your ____ _____ of what you’re doing.
8.
You should be _____ and show _____ to co-workers.
9.
Do not call in _____.
10.
Do not become a ______.
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Answers
Pre-test
1.
C
2.
B
3.
C
Post-test
1.
Half, Hour
2.
Well, Rested
3.
Fuel, Good, Foods
4.
Name
5.
Listen, Talk
6.
Ask, Questions
7.
Boss, Informed
8.
Polite, Respect
9.
Sick
10. Problem
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Class Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is for you to have a
better understanding of what to expect the first
week on your job.
Class Presentation:
Interview family members and ask them what was
their experience during the first day or week on the
job.
Share these experiences with the class.
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