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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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APPENDIX

THE 15 MOST COMMON MISTAKES – AND HOW TO AVOID THEM!

The same common mistakes crop up time and time again when people start new jobs. Too many people fail to achieve their full potential because of a small number of easily avoided blunders.

Some of the mistakes that people make when starting a new job are very obvious and others are more subtle. The CV Centre has conducted a comprehensive survey to derive a ‘Top 15’ and, in this appendix, I will list these 15 most common mistakes and refer you back to previous sections of this book, to explain both why they are a mistake and how to avoid them.

1. Not understanding the job

Preparation is everything. And the key to preventing any new job jitters is to prepare yourself thoroughly.

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