What no one tells you about your first job

What No One Tells You About Your First Job

Got your first job? After graduating from college, you might think you’ll need to remember everything that was taught to you. First of all, that is simply impossible to do. Second of all, what you learned won’t always apply to solving problems at your first job.

I’m Van, the Lead Generation & Business Development Analyst here at Pro Tapes®. As of writing this blog, I’m officially 7 months into my role. With that said, I want to give you some of my strategic tips for being successful at your first job.

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5 Key Lessons I took away from my Summer Internship at Pro Tapes®

My summer internship at Pro Tapes & Specialties, Inc.® gave me a firsthand look at the key aspects of running a successful business. Pro Tapes® 150,000 sq. ft. facility holds a massive production floor which is where I started as a packer. I advanced to a machine assistant, and then spent my remaining time working in the marketing department, where I worked on a variety of projects. I was provided a unique prospective, having worked in both the production and marketing department. These are the 5 key lessons my time at Pro Tapes® taught me about what it takes to make an organization successful. Continue reading