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How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

Posted on November 2019

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Your first day in your new role in the pharma and life sciences sector in Germany can feel like a high-stakes task to tackle, as you only have one chance to make a first impression.

Your future co-workers are human, and will likely make ‘snap’ judgements based on a first impression which can turn into long-term opinions about your attitude and work ethic. A negative first impression - arriving late, not saying hello to new colleagues, staying quiet during training sessions - could haunt your career and working relationships for years to come.

This article will help you navigate your first day on the job to ensure you leave a positive first impression, and that your supervisors and team mates are excited to start working with you.

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