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How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

Posted on November 2019

New employee being introduced

​When starting your new role within the competitive and demanding UK banking and financial services sector, it is important that you make the best first impression possible on both your supervisor and your new team members. Approaching a new role with confidence and curiosity will help you make social connections faster and learn more about the ‘unwritten’ rules in your new working environment.

It is unlikely your first day will involve any quantifiable work, so it is important to focus on the social connections you make, and engage positively with the information you are provided with.

This article will guide you through the best first day at work possible, with a focus on making a first impression which will echo positively across the rest of your career in the banking and financial services sector.

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