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How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

Posted on November 2019

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​Even the most confident and driven employee can face a lot of anxiety when approaching their first day in a new job within the banking and financial sector in Hong Kong. There is pressure to make a brilliant first impression on both your supervisors and your new team members. The prospect can seem overwhelming, but a bit of forward planning and an enthusiastic attitude will help you navigate the tough terrain of the first day of work with ease.

Embracing new colleagues with open body language, an introduction and a firm handshake will make all of the difference, and is the best way to avoid snap judgements which can often have a lasting impact on working relationships.

Follow this guide for tips and tricks on how to make the best possible first impression on the first day of your new professional role.​

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