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Your prediction engine fails

You feel awkward because you don't know what to expect and can't forecast what will happen. When we're uncertain about what will happen, we revert to inaction, convincing ourselves that not doing anything is less likely to cause bad outcomes.

The tendency to be quiet is made worse by worrying that you'll say the wrong thing. In reality, your new colleagues rarely notice the things you thought would be awkward. It's ok to chat with your new colleagues and ask questions.


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The feelings around a new job

The feelings around a new job

Starting a new job is exciting but can also feel uncomfortable.

It's helpful to know what makes these transitions so awkward so you can reduce feeling uneasy.


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You don’t have a squad — yet

You don’t have a squad — yet

When you start a new job, you don't have a group of people you feel comfortable with yet. You may feel like an outsider if you see groups of people talking about shared experiences.

Remember that it takes time and that everyone was new at some point. You can start by having conversation...


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You don’t know the language

If you are ready to speak up, there's a set of unfamiliar jargon. Every company has its acronyms for certain departments or processes and its own terms for people, places and things. "I had to get EVPP and VPR to approve a PAR before sending it to OSP."

It's useful to get a tra...


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