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Old 02-01-2019, 05:56 PM   #1
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Hi guys, just popping in to say I found a job and I start next friday!

I'll be working on this site: http://nouvellemrc.radio-canada.ca/p...tos-et-videos/

IT'S HUGE

Tips to be the best apprentice I can be would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-01-2019, 05:59 PM   #2
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Hi guys, just popping in to say I found a job and I start next friday!

I'll be working on this site: http://nouvellemrc.radio-canada.ca/p...tos-et-videos/

IT'S HUGE

Tips to be the best apprentice I can be would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks guys!
Congrats!

Just show up ready to work every day. That seems to be an issue for many these days.
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Tips to be the best apprentice I can be would be greatly appreciated.
Congrats

I was once told that a good apprentice always has a pencil. A great apprentice always had gum.

But the best tip I can give is to always be working, always. Even when the others stop and there is nothing to do, go sweep up the floor or organize material. Also, never complain. Be that person that they say "he/she never complains". Hold it in until you get home.
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This is so good, Martine .

Safety first. Don’t be in a rush.

I know you will be amazing.
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Hooray!!!

Congratulations!
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This is so good, Martine .

Safety first. Donít be in a rush.

I know you will be amazing.
Absolutely! I'm so dang excited and so happy I was able to find something right out the gate. I graduate on Thursday, I have to go down to the CCQ right after to get my temporary apprentice card, and then I start friday morning!
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I raced on here like a kid running home with their report card
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You have a great attitude, Martine. That can’t be taught. Either you have it or you don’t and you have it.
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You have a great attitude, Martine. That canít be taught. Either you have it or you donít and you have it.
if anything that's the one thing I know I have going for me. I'll make sure to always be early, be alert, attentive, be constantly learning, and doing my best.

everything else comes with time I guess!
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Don't post your job location and then vent about it here.

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Great news!

Great advice from the guys here^^

From your posting over the last couple years, it seems like you'll have no trouble. Good luck with it!
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I raced on here like a kid running home with their report card
LOL!

Congratulations I (like many of us) knew you would do great in your interview and do well getting hired.


When I read the title of your post, I felt like my kid made the honor roll!
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1. Listen more than speak

2. Have a pencil and note book, not your phone.

3. Always be busy and don't complain (as others have said)

4. Never be afraid to ask questions.

You will succeed with the attitude you have shown us here.
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if anything that's the one thing I know I have going for me. I'll make sure to always be early, be alert, attentive, be constantly learning, and doing my best.

everything else comes with time I guess!

Don't pull out your phone ever unless it is an emergency.


Don't be afraid to ask questions, but time them right. Don't be a pest with too many questions. Maybe after something was just finished and not while trying to get it done ask, why did we do it that way. Unless it is something you have to do and don't understand.


No easy way to say this. Grow a thick skin, the trade can be rough. Don't play the girl card, but stand up for your self.


Learn Learn Learn. The trade needs people like you.


Best of luck
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Don’t get so busy being amazing that you forget about us, Martine. You’re a ray of sunshine in this dismal place .
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Take care of the basics - be timely, follow instructions, keep the phone put away except at break time, follow all the safety rules, just generally conduct yourself in a professional, responsible, adult manner - these things keep you on the job.

Display a good work ethic - show some hustle, pay attention to detail, be organized ... that puts you ahead of most.

Do the best possible work, always try to improve your workmanship, learn as much as possible about everything you're doing - to me that's the kind of thing that makes a good worker great but also make the job interesting long after the excitement of the first day fades.
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Donít get so busy being amazing that you forget about us, Martine. Youíre a ray of sunshine in this dismal place .
Oh donít you worry, Iíll come running back with questions, nervous little butterflies in my stomach and stories to tell!
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Don't pull out your phone ever unless it is an emergency.


Don't be afraid to ask questions, but time them right. Don't be a pest with too many questions. Maybe after something was just finished and not while trying to get it done ask, why did we do it that way. Unless it is something you have to do and don't understand.


No easy way to say this. Grow a thick skin, the trade can be rough. Don't play the girl card, but stand up for your self.


Learn Learn Learn. The trade needs people like you.


Best of luck
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If asked to work overtime try to always say yes,

All great advice! Thank you

As for the Girl card I donít intend on using it at all. I worked through all my classes like anyone else, and I intend to work the same way.
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