After having faced all the stages of recruitment, you are now in the shoes of a jobeur!
Getting a job is not an end in itself but the starting point of a new rich adventure both humanly and professionally.
It’s always better to make a good impression in the first week of work. Here are some tips that will allow you to approach this stage with full confidence.
Familiarize yourself with your new work environment
This integration course will allow you to familiarize yourself with the premises, to target your contacts and to discuss the administrative details relating to your employment contract with the director of human resources (HR).
You have the possibility of requesting the accompaniment of a tutor to learn more about the corporate culture.
Learn by asking questions
For a part-time job or a weekend job, it is by asking the right questions and showing curiosity that your integration will be successful.
It will also be an opportunity to meet your future colleagues and get noticed positively by showing your determination and your desire to do well.
Asking your professional entourage in case of uncertainty can also help you find your place in your new work environment.
Define your role and missions
The integration period allows you to clarify the tasks that will be assigned to you. Your manager’s expectations may sometimes differ from what was offered during your job interview.
Before joining your position, you can set up a integration plan with the objectives to be achieved in the weeks or months to come.
Adopt a participative attitude to show your motivation, your autonomy and your sense of organization.
Once your place is well defined within the company, you will be able to give the full measure of your abilities.
Check in regularly with your manager
To find out if you are on the right track and if your work is appreciated, ask your manager for a weekly meeting or a fortnightly interview.
In this way, you will be able to have a constructive feedback on the quality of your work.
Take advantage of these meetings to express your point of view and to make proposals that will help to develop the economic activity of the company.
In one open space, takes the time to observe the collective dynamic. This will make your integration easier, will make it easier for you to bond with your new colleagues.
Leave your smartphone on your desk during breaks and especially at lunch time, this will allow you to chat with your collaborators in a more relaxed way.
Don’t forget to stay tuned and smile!
Have confidence, be reassured and be yourself
It is quite natural to apprehend one’s entry into the professional world, regardless of the size of the company (global group, SME, or start-up).
Do not focus on the course of the first week, as crucial as it is! Let things take their course.
By having chosen you, the company has seen your potential and already trusts you.
Avoid putting pressure on yourself and give yourself time to get your bearings.
Focus your energy on the quality of your work and your integration will happen naturally.