Landing a position in this economy is very difficult and when one receives an employment offer, we often think we have reached the end goal. While we have reached one goal, the work is hardly over as re-entering the workforce (or entering the workforce for new grads) presents unique challenges. For example:
- You could face some hostility if a current employee thinks you are taking the job of a friend who was laid off from the firm some time ago.
- Individuals could be nervous that new employees could threaten the current status quo or be seen as competition for their jobs.
- You could be greeted with open arms as overworked employees see you as an outlet to help with projects.
There is no one scenario, but the following article offers some good tips on how to make a smoother transition into the new office: