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Starting a new job through a recruitment agency

When opportunity knocks…

So, you’ve been speaking to your favourite recruiter, they’ve secured you a fantastic role and your prospective employer has offered you a position after you’ve performed well in the interview process but what do you do now and how do you successfully move into a new role?

Beginning your new role

Before you start your new job it is important to keep in touch with your recruiter, although you now have a new role our job is not over. By keeping in touch and updating a recruiter on any changes we can make sure it’s a smooth transition for you and the company, and most importantly we can ensure you kick off your new position on the best foot possible. By starting on the best foot you, and me, can make sure you have a positive impact on the company, which in turn can increase your prospects within the company, and can help your future prospects (if you’re thinking that far ahead!)

Once you start

Again, once you start it is essential to keep in touch with your recruiter – we are here to ensure you are happy in your new role, this can be seen as the counselling part of our jobs. Essentially our role is for you to enjoy your new role and engage with your colleagues and managers. Hiccups can happen and recruiters are here to act in confidence and listen to how things are going. Ideally your comments will be positive, and this is what really makes our job so fulfilling.

Although keeping in touch with your recruiter is essential, the most important thing for you to focus on what starting a new job is adapting to a new company, getting on board with their culture and passing your probationary period – you can find out more information on this here.

What advice would you give to people starting a new job? I would love to hear your advice in the comments below.

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