How to Manage the New Job Jitters


Starting a new job means a fresh start, full of new feelings that can be both positive and stress-inducing all at once. While you now have the opportunity to shine within a new environment, you also may experience feeling like a fish out of water. 

With the novelty and adrenaline accompanied by these new beginnings, it’s normal to experience the jitters on your first day of work. Mike Bird, career and leadership coach at CoachOiseau Career Coaching says “All the new people you’ll meet, the various tasks you’ll encounter, the change in pace: these all factor into a natural biological response to something that’s new to us”. 

If you’re starting a new gig, here are five tips to turn your nervous feelings into drivers for your own success:

1. Remind yourself of a time you were successful in something new

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