Tips Sukses Memasuki Dunia Kerja

How do you feel when you finally got your first job? Happy, excited, nervous? Those bursting emotions are what you probably feel when you are starting a new job. In a new place, new environtment, new culture and also new habit, you may start wondering, ”Do I really have the capability?” ”Will I be able to satisfy my boss?” ”Will I be able to adapt in new environtment?” If those questions ever come across your mind, don’t worry, you’re not the only one! Most people have been through that phase once they set foot in the new work environtment, particulary as a fresh graduate. So, how to conquer your new workplace? Check out the tips below:

  1. Say Goodbye to Your College Days
    When you start working full time, you must have a strong mind because the professional world is so much different. If you used to be relaxed and tend to laid back on your college days, it’s time for you to change. As an employee, you have to be responsible for your job and that means you have to solve the problems and handle all things in a professional way. Show your sense of responsibility, credibility and integrity to your job. There will be many challenges and difficulties ahead, so toughen up!
  2. Dress Like A Professional
    Say goodbye to your usual old jeans, t-shirt and sneakers, it’s time for you to put on a formal clothes. If you are a man, try wearing shirt, dress pants and dress shoes, you can also add suit to complete your office look. If you are a woman, you can wear shirt or blouse complemented with skirt or pantsuit. A blazer and a pair of high heels will add more of your professional look. Also, a light makeup and minimum accessories is necessary, especially if your work demands you to go out and meet the clients. Your fashion style is one of your personal branding, so you have to take a really good care of it.
  3. Attitude Matters
    Your capability and skills may be the reason why you got your job, but bear in mind that your attitude will affect your career development in a long term. Your attitude is the reflection of your personal quality, so you need to watch your attitude and stay professional. Don’t rant on social medias about the difficulties or unsatisfaction about your job or co-workers. Also, don’t spend too much time on your handphone during the working hours. Stay focus on your work, your social medias can wait until the luch break or when you have finished all of your work. Remember, your attitude matters to your leader and the company where you work at.
  4. Build Good Connections and Relations
    As a new employee, you need to immediately adapt to your surroundings, and that includes your co-workers. You can start by getting to know your teammates since they’re the ones who will get in touch with you on daily basis. You have to build a strong teamwork with them. You can also ask them about the working flow, the office culture and many more. After getting acquainted with your teammates, try to get to know the people in the related departments. It’s essential to have a good relation with them since you are about to cooperate with them a lot in the future. As the new kid on the block, you may need to approach your co-workers first, but that’s fine. Be friendly! You can also make time for a little chit chat on lunch time to mingle with them. When you have good relations with the people in your new office, you’ll be able to adapt faster and better because a good environment will make you feel happier and more motivated in doing your daily activities.
  5. Keep Learning
    Many challenges will block your way and as a professional, you need to face and solve it. You have to keep learning to finish what you’ve started. Take a chance and make the right move. Sometimes you can be right, but some other times, you might make some mistakes and it’s alright, because experience is the best teacher. Take that time to evaluate and reflect yourself, make sure you won’t make the same mistake. You can also learn from the people around you, how your co-worker or leader works may inspire you, or make a good use of Internet by finding out various information that will help you to enrich your knowledge, thoughts and skills. It’s very important to stay updated and keep your mind sharp because that’s the key of your improvements.


If you want to learn more and develop your career, here’s a one good place for you. PT Indocare Citrapasific gives you the opportunity to join and spread your wings. Go to www.indocare.comon the career section for more info about the job opportunity that suits you best.


We hope these tips will be your useful guide to conquer the workplace. Best of luck!