We all have times when we don’t feel confident or are even worried about what we’re supposed be doing. Often the reason for the worry is that we’re not certain what we should be doing.
For example, when you first start a new job, it’s hard to feel confident, particularly if you don’t know much about the job and what’s expected of you. The same goes for other new or unusual tasks as well. The less we prepared we are, the harder it becomes to feel confident.
The solution is simple. Be prepared.
Do what you can to be prepared for the situation. The action of preparing alone will make you feel more confident. Of course, the new knowledge you learn and the skills you’re acquiring while you’re preparing doesn’t hurt either.
Start by learning more about what will be expected of you. Talk to the person in charge of hiring you for the new job, chat with future colleagues, have the person currently holding your job give you a quick...