New Job Blues? How to Transition With Ease
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

Getting a new gig can be both exciting and frightening. New experiences, a better paycheck or a change of scenario—or all three–are always good when it comes to career advancement, but these things can also come with fear of the unknown as well as other challenges such as making new friends, getting used to a new routine or total culture shock.

If you have the new job blues, here are a few suggestions from Brazen Careerist to help you cope and transition with ease:

  • Join professional organizations.
  • Reach out to local members of your alma mater.
  • Take part in a new hobby.
  • Separate work and play.

  • Get help.

Read more at Brazen Careerist …

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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