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HOW TO GET THE JOB #9: Keeping the job

Posted at 3:35 PM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 18:35:27-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Once you get the job, it's important to keep the job. Our experts have tips on what to do to develop a positive reputation within the company to create a long-lasting career.

There are several ways to keep the job, but the first day sets the tone for how you are as an employee - plan to arrive early and prepared on the first day.

Make it a habit to show up to work on time, and consistently, many people lose their jobs due to lack of attendance

Our experts say you can't feel too comfortable until you are six months into the job.

Find a mentor within your company and see if they could give you suggestions to improve. Keep open communication with your employer, supervisor or boss about your goals and aspirations and that you understand your responsibilities

Our experts say to treat your job with respect, and if you take care of it, it will take care of you.

"How to Get the Job" local experts:
· Suki Mahal, Recruiting Specialist, Express Employment Professionals
· Laura Hill, CEO, Pinnacle Recruitment Services
· Bob Meadows, Business Development Director, City of Shafter
· Arleana Waller, Founder, ShePower Leadership Academy
· Cheryl Scott, Executive