Surviving the First Month in Your New Recruitment Role

Congratulations on your new recruitment role! 

We are sure that you are going to smash it, but if you really want to make sure that you get off to the best start, this post is for you. Today we are going to be providing recruiters that have recently landed new roles top tips on how to survive and excel in their first 30 days at their new jobs. These tips have come from one of London’s leading recruitment-to-recruitment agencies, GSR2R, and are definitely worth looking over! Carry on reading, and start your new job off positively and efficiently. 

Top Tips

New Job, New You

Now that you have a new recruitment consultant job in London, you need to think about your habits, eliminating any bad habits and further improving on your great habits. A new job presents the perfect time to change the way you think and act so do not be scared to set yourself personal rules that will allow you to increase your focus and talents at work. These goals rules could even be as simple as getting up 30 minutes earlier in the morning to get things done! 

Preparation is Key

Preparation is key, you have probably heard that saying repeatedly throughout your life; however, you are probably still asking yourself how you can best prepare for your new recruitment role. Before you start your new job you should take time to familiarise yourself with the recruitment company that you are going to be working for, ensuring you know as much about them and their top staff members as possible. This will definitely give a great advantage over other new starters. 

Time is of the Essence

Do not be late. In the first month of your new job, you need to do everything in your power to make sure that you are not late! Turning up to work on time is important because it shows respect, professionalism and willing. And, trust us when we say, your new employers will notice small things like this. 

Ask the Questions

You have just got a new job, therefore there is bound to be questions that you are going to need to ask. Do not feel scared to ask questions, not matter how small they may be – asking questions actually shows self-assurance and confidence and will show that you care about getting things right! If you need help, ask for help, if you are unsure about anything, ask questions – believe me, it will work in your favour. Similarly, it never hurts to ask for feedback, this shows that you care about the work that you do and will allow you to improve on areas where you could have done things differently.

Set Yourself Goals

Set yourself goals, daily goals, weekly goals, fortnightly goals and monthly goals! Keep a record of your success and celebrate milestones as they occur! There is nothing wrong with keeping track of your achievements and celebrating your hard work! 


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