Starting out on a new job is always stressful.  You never know what exactly to expect from the new working environment, there is always heaps of new information to process and you will be expected to befriend new colleagues all over again.  Settling down into a new environment can be nerve-wracking, especially if you really want to make a good impression on your new boss, superiors, and colleagues.  Here are a few tips to help you make the switch to a new mining job a lot easier.

Use a moving company

Your new job is already stressful and you will need all of your energy to learn new things about the new job and business conduct.  It won’t help much if you arrive at your new job all exhausted and stressed from the big move.  A good moving company like Umzug Basel can take care of all of the hard work involved in moving for you.  These experts can assist with packing, heavy lifting, furniture assembly and disassembly and they can get all of your personal effects moved to your new home as safely as humanly possible.  The best part is that you probably don’t need to lift a finger since they can even do the unpacking for you if you prefer.  A moving company also takes plenty of stress off your mind because their secure insurance will ensure that you will be fully compensated should something happen to your expensive belongings.

Stay calm and take things slow

We tend to get all hyper on that first day on the job and often say too many things in too short a period of time and in many cases, we say all the wrong things at the wrong times.  It is important to stay calm and to realize that no one expects you to know and do everything from day one.  Take a step back and assume the observer position while you figure things out.

Mind your attitude

A positive and cheery attitude can open quite a few doors for you in life and makes it much easier to get buy during those first few days.  Greet everyone friendly and stay positive even if you end up making terrible mistakes.

Clarify those grey areas

Ask about anything that you are not certain of.  This can help you avoid plenty of terrible mistakes and can help you overcome that learning phase a lot quicker.

Consult with your safety officer

Safety is a big factor in the mining industry.  One of the best things you can possibly do when you are entering a new job is to consult with the occupational safety officers.  Ask about site rules and regulations so you can play it safe from the start.

Find your resources

If you realize that there are certain areas where your knowledge isn’t what it should be, and then find out which resources you can access so you can understand these areas better.  Learn who the go-to people on site are and build positive relationships as you go.