Law Life

5 Critical Lessons I Learned at My First Full-time Job
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Summary: I want to share these five important lessons that I learned at my first full-time job.

5-Critical-Lessons

  1. Understanding that the people you work with might take out their own frustrations on you. When I first started I was surprised when co-workers or supervisors would be great one week and then really difficult to work with the next. I learned that it is most often because of some other pressure they are dealing with and to not take it personally.
  1. Pay attention to details. Back when I was in school, one little mistake would be nothing, but in the real world one mistake could mean the difference between receiving or not receiving a huge grant, which can mean someone’s salary. Review things over and over!
  1. You’re going to make mistakes. It’s inevitable, we’re all human and we all make mistakes (yes, even your boss). Just don’t dwell on the mistake. Learn from it and move on.
  1. Don’t worry if it’s not the “perfect” job. Most likely your first job isn’t going to be your ideal job, but take the job! Every job you have, no matter how difficult or uninspiring, will teach you something that will help you get to the job that makes you excited to be there every day.
  1. Be careful what you say and who you say it to. This isn’t college anymore, you can’t just go gossiping to everyone you know and tell them all about your personal life. Of course you may want to share a little about yourself with your coworkers, but remember to keep things professional in the workplace.

  
What
Where




 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Employment Litigation Attorney with 5+ years of experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office is seeking a labor and employment litigation attorney with 5+ years of experience...

Apply Now

Capital Markets Staff Attorney with 6+ years of experience

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office is seeking a capital markets staff attorney with 6+ years of experience. Candid...

Apply Now

Litigator with 5-10 years of general insurance defense experience

USA-FL-West Palm Beach

Boutique litigation firm is looking for an experienced litigator with 5-10 years of general insuranc...

Apply Now

Senior Attorney with municipal law and/or tax appeal experience

USA-NJ-Boonton

Boonton office of our client seeks senior attorney with municipal law and/or tax appeal experience. ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

WC Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Long Beach

Mid-size defense firm seeks qualified applicants for associate attorney position in Long Beach offic...

Apply now

Attorney - Insurance Defense

USA-GA-Atlanta

Downtown litigation law firm seeks associate with 2 to 4 years of experience in insurance defense, i...

Apply now

Associate - Medical Malpractice - Westchester County

USA-NY-Valhalla

Defense firm seeking associate with 2-3 years of experience for Westchester office to fill Medical M...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-MD-Ellicott City

SIEGELLAW, a prominent family law firm in Howard County with a state-wide practice seeks an experien...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top