Starting Out in Your Career -Doing It Right the First Time

Firstly, congratulations on starting your career! There’s a long way to go, and it may seem intimidating, but don’t worry, we at Happiness Coach have got you covered.

Getting your first job, or starting your own business is the first step to having your own career. Being a first-timer, this may be new to you and there are certain things that you should know so you know how to do it the first time.

When starting out in your career, know that you have to invest a lot of your effort, time, energy and money, to be successful. Success does not happen overnight. It will take years, but if you do it right the first time, it will save you a lot of money and time.

1. Maintain a strong work ethic

Your career, demands you to be professional. Demonstrate a solid work ethic. Make lists of all the things that need to be done, meet deadlines, be punctual to your meetings, and office. Once you start maintaining a solid work ethic, and get habitual of being professional, then these habits will become a part of you and help you in the long term.

2. Maintain a balanced work-life relation

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can help you build a strong and successful career in the long term. Make time for your personal errands and relations and for your work. They are both important and finding the right balance between the two is a necessity.

3. Be Organized

Starting your career, is an opportunity for you to become more organized. Keep track of your schedule, your documents, and your work, along with your personal life. Try to manage the two and maintain a to-do list. This will help you stay organized and you will be able to finish your tasks more efficiently. Adopting this habit, will definitely be beneficial in the long run.

4. Work Hard

Since you are just in the start, you need to know that there is a long way to go. Working hard is the key to become successful. Your career will demand a lot of your time and energy and you should be willing to invest in it. Practice working hard from the start and later on this will become a habit, which will be helpful for your career.

5. Be positive

Your attitude will determine your energy and your mood. You won’t be working alone; you will be working with other people as well. Your energy and vibe will affect the people surrounding you. Always be optimistic and be ready to face the challenges. Be positive and set the mood of your workplace. If you start being optimistic from the start, then our fellow peers will follow you and this will definitely have a good impact on our work environment.

These are just a few basic steps that you should consider when starting out in your career. Doing it the right time is crucial as you may not get the same opportunities again. Practice these habits, and once you get a hand of it, things will definitely become easier and your road to success will be shorter.

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    A counselling psychologist by profession, Abs specialises in addressing mental health concerns of adolescents, young adults, and adults including stress & time management, relationship counselling, substance abuse, domestic violence, perinatal problems, depression, loneliness, anxiety, sexual issues, identity crisis and work issues, among others. She believes that therapy can hold different experiences & meanings for each individual, thus using an eclectic approach with her clients.

    Aditya’s passion lies in Career and Business Strategy. He loves Supporting executives and professionals with career obstacles such as self regulation, goal directed persistence, task initiation, planning/prioritization, role transition, organization and time management.

    His clients share from the experience about their coaching engagement  that they feel his coaching is an experience that is engaging, highly energizing and making learning fun. He has a strong determination to offer something different, with the intention of helping others succeed in their walks of life.

    His accreditations includes him being an Associate Certified Coach (ACC- ICF),Brave Spirit Icon 2017 I Youth Icon Recipient 2016 I National Service Excellence Award 2016 I National Education Award 2015 

    His experience includes 50,000+ hours that involves facilitation/presentation/training/consulting on a wide variety of topics globally across Dubai, Sri Lanka, UK, Canada, Indonesia, Australia, USA. He has successfully engaged with over 1,00,000+ participants from diverse backgrounds working on a national and international assignment since 2014.