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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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Being prepared

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

We fear what we don’t know and what we can’t control; yet there is so much you can do to plan and prepare for your new job. Success in a new job, particularly at more senior levels of management, is often built on the thinking you undertake and the focus you develop before you even take up the post. Having a clear idea in your mind as to what you intend to achieve in your new job can be invaluable.

In most cases, you will have a notice period to serve out with your current employer and you can use this time to prepare. The better prepared you are, the fewer your reasons to be nervous. The better prepared you are in ...

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