Tomorrow is my first day at my first "real" job

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  1. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

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    The start of my career so to speak.

    I'm excited and also kinda nervous.
     
  2. Gwarn1

    Gwarn1 Worlds poorest sugar daddy VIP

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    Congrats my friend, I hope you do great
     
  3. Mur

    Mur soon

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    What is the job?
     
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    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    Threads Ryan Lever will never start for $100.
     
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    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    godspeed
     
  6. Lou Loomis

    Lou Loomis Feel the Gern

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    wake up early

    jack off

    work out

    decent breakfast

    all cake from there
     
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    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

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    You got this, bro. :pimp:
     
  10. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    first day is the worst, we've all been there. it gets easier every day, keep that in mind.
    first 6 months sets the precedent, bust your fookin ass, first one in, last one out, show them long hours & willing to help. be nice/personable to everyone. your boss will notice. after that you can do no wrong & you will soon be on cruise control like everyone else.
     
  11. RenchFries

    RenchFries Official Dawgshed Dutch representative Gold

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    Thanks, guys!

    Sounds like a plan.

    Marketing/communication for a company that makes financial software for big corporations. They've been around for around ten years and now they're going to offer their software cloud-based. They assembled a team to sell it to the public, which I'm a part of.
     
  12. HeinousMark

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    Good luck rench!
     
  13. Mur

    Mur soon

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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    software sales, you'll be at 100k in no time!
     
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    Caster Fly New Member Banned User

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    Congrats, good luck!
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    & show them confidence....be the confidant new guy, thats your title. dont confuse with cocky tho.

    you're young, have fun, this is your life.:secret:
     
  17. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    seems like only yesterday...
    [video=youtube;lzW2g-A_4Kk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzW2g-A_4Kk[/video]
     
  18. AmishGirl

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    This may sound cruel, but I wish someone told me when I was starting out: WATCH OUT for secretaries/underlings. Don't interact with them much. I've had two friends fired b/c some secretary decided she doesn't like them and sabotaged them. Of course you can't IGNORE them completely, but keep your distance as much as possible.
     
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    So excited this day has come for you renchie :cheer: you will do well at this job, you were hungry for it :yes:


    aloso if you aren't in bed already get to it, you need a good nights sleep :fil:
     
  20. newcastlefan

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    my first day they put me at a desk with the afternoon sun at my back: i fell asleep by 2pm. must not have been a big deal because I'm still there (different office though) 20 yrs later.