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First Day On the Job

New beginnings are hard for all of us.

Published: January 24, 2009

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Visitor Comments: 12

(12) Jong, January 31, 2009 3:03 PM


Thanks Lory for the warm message. I think I have gained good strength to start things over.

(11) Anonymous, January 29, 2009 5:01 AM

If it is difficult, you know you've started!

When things are simple, you never know: you may have missed the boat. But when it is difficult, you know you've started the job.

(10) Anonymous, January 28, 2009 10:15 PM

Thanks for the support

As a relatively new nursing graduate, I can tell you the first year, never mind my first day, was extremely hard. It certainly was a test for me! But the progress I've made, not to mention the personal strength I've developed, is more than I ever thought I'd achieve.

(9) Sam, January 28, 2009 3:28 AM

What about the cabbie?

Excellent message. At the same time, I do wish that you would have also mentioned how this then affected the cabbie. Did you help make his day better?

(8) Talya, January 27, 2009 2:39 PM

Thanks - I needed to hear this today

I just started a new job today, as a supply teacher, and it was as bad as the horror stories. I basically ignored it, and told myself all the first day things, need to learn from experience etc. But still hard. Thanks!

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