Starting A New Job? 7 Essential Tips

first day new job tips
first day new job tips

By Kelly Eggers

The first day at a new job is fraught with questions. Will it look bad if I can't remember everyone's name? When can I ask for my first assignment? Can I bring lunch from home?

While the specific answers vary between workplaces, career coaches and recruiters say that there are a few basic guidelines that apply to most people as they transition into a new role.