You’re Hired…Now What?

You have been searching for that perfect IT job and landed it.  Now you have to adjust to the environment, the hours, the new boss, the coworkers, and the job.

On your first day, make sure you dress appropriately and observe your coworkers.  Pay attention to how they work and the procedures they follow.  As an information technology professional it is important to learn as much as you can as quickly as possible.  So keep a look out for techniques they use on the job and do not be afraid to ask for help.

As a new high-tech professional at the company, it is expected that you have questions.  Try not to stand out too much on the first few days.  Mingle with the coworkers and join them for lunch if they invite you.  The quicker you adjust to the environment, the more successful you’ll be at this company.

If you’re working through an IT recruiting companies, be sure to keep your IT recruiters updated.  If there are any problems with the work environment, let your technical recruiters know.  Often times, any problems can be rectified if they are caught early enough and/or communicated.

Most importantly, show up to work on time and simply do your IT job to the best of your ability.  When you put your best foot forward, good things typically happen.

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AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a leading Information Technology recruiting company. Specializing in placing contract and permanent personnel in both Infrastructure Support and Applications Development positions, AVID has a national presence supporting clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in Boston, MA, AVID has achieved tremendous growth since the firm's inception in 2003. This has triggered numerous national awards and recognition, such as being named to Inc. 500 Magazine's list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies in the US in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Additionally, the firm boasts of having more than 100 five-star reviews on Google from clients and candidates who rave about their experience and interaction with the firm's recruiters.