There is a saying that it only takes a few seconds for someone khổng lồ judge you based on your toàn thân language, actions, and words. Và once someone has formed their impression of you it can be quite hard to change this. That’s why it is so important to lớn always make a good first impression. When you start a new job, it’s vital to lớn make a great impression on your new colleagues. After all, they are the people you will be spending most of your time with while you are at work. So, how vì chưng you make a good impression on your colleagues in your new English-speaking workplace? Being friendly is a good start and these English expressions will help you go further in making a great impression on your new English-speaking colleagues. In this article, we will give you advice on how lớn make a great first impression at work and what phrases khổng lồ use for your first day at work.

Four things to think about on your first day at work:

Be on time: It’s your first day at work & one of the more important things is to be on time! Since it’s your first day, things can go wrong on the way to lớn work. This is a new route that you haven’t taken so you might not be aware of the possible delays và traffic jams that might occur on this new route. Be well prepared for possible delays in traffic or getting lost on your first walk khổng lồ work. Arriving early & prepared is better then showing up stressed và sweaty for your first day at work.Smile: Don’t forget to lớn smile! There is nothing lượt thích a contagious great smile. This is something that will help you when making a good first impression. A confident smile will be remembered & will make others feel happy around you.

Phrases to use on your first day at work khổng lồ make a good first impression:

1. Would you like a hand with that?

Helping people put is always a good way to impress. Offer khổng lồ help by saying “Would you like a hand with that” if it looks like a colleague is struggling with too much work.

2. Could I have your advice on this?

People are always flattered when they are treated as experts. Don’t be afraid khổng lồ ask for advice & make sure you let people know that you value their opinions?

3. I’ll get right on it

If you can start working on a task immediately, let your colleagues know by saying “I’ll get right on it.” Make sure khổng lồ only use this phrase if you bởi actually intend to vì the task right away – nobody likes to lớn be kept waiting.

4. It’s great lớn meet you / It’s a pleasure khổng lồ meet you

If you meet a new colleague working at a similar cấp độ in the company khổng lồ you, say “It’s great lớn meet you!” the first time you meet him or her. If you meet someone more senior than you, use the more formal “It’s a pleasure khổng lồ meet you!”

5. I’m looking forward to working together

This is a particularly expression for emails & letters. When you start a project with a new colleague or a client, adding “I’m looking forward to working with you on this project” near the end of your e-mail shows respect and that you are keen lớn get on well together.



Wil is a writer, teacher, learning technologist and keen language learner. He’s taught English in classrooms và online for nearly 10 years, trained teachers in using classroom và web technology, & written e-learning materials for several major websites. He speaks four languages và is currently looking for another one to lớn start learning.