Entering the Workforce: 6 Tips for College Graduates on Day One of Their First Job! by 30Seconds Mom

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Entering the Workforce: 6 Tips for College Graduates on Day One of Their First Job!

With nearly three million graduating with an associate or bachelors degree in 2017, there is a new, enormous wave of talent joined the workforce. Heather Monahan, a workplace expert, c-level exec with more than 20 years of success in business and founder of #BossinHeels, is here to tell grads that getting your foot in the door is only the first step on a long road ahead in order to thrive in today's competitive workforce. Here's a list of essential business tips that she's picked up along the way to help the next generation of professionals start out their first day of their first job on the right foot.

  • Dress the part.
  • Failing to plan is planning to fail.
  • Get clear on the expectations from day one.
  • Make yourself known.
  • Take notes and follow up.
  • Learn the office do's and don'ts ASAP.

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