You just got a new job and definitely it is going to be a new environment, new work scheme, new boss, and new workmates to get along and you will be facing and learn new challenges.
You will be at your adjusting and getting to know your way around everything pace, that you have to work on too to be able to carry on with the nor. It is a must then that the impression of the people around you will be good, therefore, you must bring in especially on the first day the right interaction, character, and attitude towards work and people.
Be a little reserved and observant of your first day, indulging the feeling of familiarizing with the routine in the office and the employees as well, and read more about what you can about your work. Now, it is not possible to really know everyone right away, surely on your first day you will be introduced and you can have an immediate friend the most the one seated close to you.
Introduce yourself to a few people in a day until you get everyone’s name familiarized so that you can easily make yourself comfortable with them in time too. It is a good way to start being comfortable until you get to learn everyone else name and be familiar with them too.
Be polite and smile, and do not hesitate to ask questions and get info about your work if something is unclear, it is a way of opening up conversations and familiarizing the flow of work. This is also a way to start connecting with them and you will be guided along the way until you are used to your work and be confident in your ways.
Be focused though and tend not to indulge on conversations that are not work-related and which that is not concerning you, yet be observant and keen as you discover more of this and what’s around you. Being new, you will be usually with a person or two, but in time you will be going with groups of people, so for the meantime know better the minimal and establish camaraderie.
It is expected in an environment of people that you cannot please everyone, or you cannot make everyone like you, howbeit, just be polite and kind to everyone, and stick to the kind of people that you feel can be trusted and good to get along with.
It is not easy to be adjusting and making yourself be accepted or to belong in a new and foreign environment at work, however, with the confidence of being able to handle yourself and do your job accordingly without stepping on anyone, then in time you will be in the right path, in the same page with everyone and be comfortable and blend in to what is new.