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Starting In A New Work Place

During your lifetime, it's highly unlikely you'll end up in the same job or working in the same place the whole time.
I understand, in an office environment, it's quite unlikely you'll move too much. But in my line of work, retail, moving around to different shops is common and you have to get used to meeting new people. New staff, new customers and an entire new way of doing what you do everyday, it's never the same wherever you go.

So if you're thinking about re-locating, getting a new job in the same industry or simply a new job all together, I have a few personal tips I use when I work somewhere new.

I understand meeting new people is daunting for some.
A lot of work places develop their own 'eco-system'. If you're going in with a management role, it could hurt you to go in and change it all.
Go in on the first day, introduce your self to everyone and spend a lot of your time in the first couple of weeks just listening.
Feeling the room and read…