Unspoken Rules of the Workplace? Really?

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I recently read an article directed at new college graduates but found it applicable to Mountain View High School graduates.  Although I disagree with the author that these rules may come as a shock to your system, I do believe these are important rules you learned along the way as you navigated through life.  Either way, these are great tips to take with you on your continued journey.

05.12.17

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New Graduates: These Are The Unspoken Rules Of The Workplace No One Tells You

Entering the workforce for the first time can be a shock to the system. Here’s what you need to know.

RULE NO. 1: YOU ARE THERE TO DO YOUR JOB

RULE NO. 2: IT’S UP TO YOU TO FIGURE THINGS OUT

RULE NO. 3: FEEDBACK WILL NOT COME AUTOMATICALLY

RULE NO. 4: ATTENTION TO DETAIL IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT

RULE NO. 5: UNDERSTANDING HOW YOU FIT IN THE BIGGER PICTURE GOES A LONG WAY

RULE NO. 6: COMPANIES ARE NOT OBLIGED TO CONSIDER YOUR NEEDS AND INTERESTS

RULE NO. 7: NO ONE WILL CARE ABOUT YOUR CAREER AS MUCH AS YOU

Read the article in its entirety at this link below.

https://www.fastcompany.com/40419679/new-graduates-these-are-the-new-unspoken-rules-of-the-workplace-you-need-to-know

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Anisa is the Editorial Assistant for Fast Company’s Leadership section. She covers everything from personal development, entrepreneurship and the future of work.

 

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