7 Fresh Tips for a Great First Day at Your New Job

There is plenty of traditional advice out there for making a good impression on your first day on the job. Show up on time, dress for success, ask questions, and other yawn-inducing advice that you’ve heard a million times. We talked to people in person and on Facebook and added our own ideas to bring you a fresh set of tips for a great first day at your new job.

Use Tomatoes to Manage Your Time

In part two of my series on productivity, I bring you a time management method that is so simple you don’t even need a smartphone. All you need is a timer, some paper, and a pencil. Now that’s refreshing.

Don’t Quite Have it Together? Fake It

You know that coworker who always makes everything seem so easy, like being organized and not wearing her shirt inside out twice in one week? She either has singing cartoon animals helping her get dressed and organize her expense reports, or she has some of these tricks up her sleeve.

Your Office is Just Like Middle School

Not many of us look back on our middle school years fondly. Puberty, gym class, mean girls—we dreamed of being grown-up because it would mean the end of the Awkward. Surprisingly, middle school and your professional life may not be so different.