How many of you were given a user manual how to be successful at work?

What are the things that you should do and things you should not do at work?

This is something that was on my mind some time ago.

This is especially so for the graduates fresh out of university and going into the working world.

The transition from being a full time student to a full time employee can be quite a shift.

However, I noticed that some of the graduates were able to carry themselves better than the others.

Specifically, what I meant was, some of the graduates know what to do in the work place that:

  1. makes themselves more productive
  2. looks more assured and that they are in control of their time
  3. able to tackle the uncertainty of scope of work slightly beyond them
  4. say generally the right stuff
  5. not do the things that …