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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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5

Understanding your purpose

You’ve successfully navigated your way through your first day – and the second day is inevitably less of a challenge. However, your whole first week in your new job is undoubtedly a trying time.

I could have titled this chapter, ‘What your new job wants to get out of you’. You should know by now what you want to get out of your new job; now it’s time to make sure you understand what your new job wants to get out of you.

What are you doing here?

The first question to ask yourself is, ‘Why am I here?’ Through the time you’ve spent researching your role and from the information you gleaned during the interview process, you should have a pretty good idea of the answer to this question.

However, the reality of a new ...

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