The first few weeks at a job can be very tedious and stressful, even for seasoned workers. It can be overwhelming for those who are new to the workforce as well as a major life change. This program shows how job seekers should prepare for their first job and the stresses that can come with it. The preparation for a first job can include planning out transportation properly, reporting to and identifying supervisors, orientation at the company, how to fit into a team, how to get to know coworkers, safety and occupational hazards and more. The responsibilities and rights of employees are also discussed in detail. (25 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Employment Preparation (01:04) Preparation includes grooming, hygiene, footwear, and preparing lunch.
Punctuality (01:04) It is important to be punctual from the beginning.
Travel Route to Work (01:34) Getting to work on time is important. Transportation preparation is essential for new hires. Take extra time when you arent sure of the route.
Report to the Supervisor (01:32) Know the person to report to and ask questions that are relevant.
Induction Programs (01:54) Most employers have orientation or induction programs which include safety procedures, worker rights and more.
Note Taking on the Job (01:43) Taking notes during induction can be useful.
Colleagues and Co-Workers (01:02) Know your supervisors and meet as many colleagues as possible.
Human Resource (01:41) HR is responsible for work conditions, pay and more.
Troubleshooting on the Job (01:46) Problem troubleshooting on the job is discussed.
Worker Rights and Responsibilities (03:05) An overview of worker rights.
First Week on the Job (03:44) How to survive the first week.
Success on the Job (00:50) How to maintain a positive attitude on the first day.