23 YOUR FIRST DAY – AGREEINGTHE GROUND RULES

In the same way that first impressions are so significant when you meet someone, the first day of a new role is an opportunity to set the tone for what follows. If you’ve taken the advice presented in Chapter 22, you’ll already be well equipped, well presented, on time and in the right place.

We always advise employers to sit down with new people and go through the following:

image The job description – more crucially, what does this ‘look like’/how will you know if you’re doing it as they want it to be?

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