Work Readiness — Always clock-in on time or early. — Stick with the winners. Notice which coworkers take the lead and study what makes them successful. — Be friendly and pleasant to all. — Reveal your personality, likes and dislikes, a little at a time as you adapt to the new environment. — Cultivate new habits and reinforce your best characteristics — Arrive early the first day and check in with your supervisor. —Ask, “What would you like me to do this morning?” — Figure out on your own how to complete the task that is given or ask a few questions to get started. — Give the completed work to your boss for review. — Organize your desk and files while waiting for your boss’s review. — Organize the work. — Learn how to blend with new people. — Withhold judgments and impressions until you are more familiar with the new environment. — Use your new skills to help meet your department’s objectives. — Set challenging but reasonable expectations for yourself.