Originally Posted by j-cart
A little tip for those that get the job:
We know your first day is going to be rough, which is usually why we throw you in the shark tank. We want to see if you can tread water, the expectation is to see you drown. .
Where the hell do you work? I absolutely expect the opposite. The first day is cake. I want newbies to take it easy and learn as much as possible their first day. Not do stuff.
I've never been part of a company that puts new hires through the fire on the first day. Me or anyone else.