6 tips for new workers from 'The Young Professional's Survival Guide'

From C.K. Gunsalus's 'The Young Professional's Survival Guide,' here are 6 tips for those new to the workplace.

By , Staff Writer

4. Speaking up immediately

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Sometimes, you may be the one to discover a mistake you've made at work. If no one else has mentioned it, it can be a struggle to decide to bring it up. However, says Gunsalus, the best course is to speak up immediately. "One of the first rules of being in a hole is to stop digging," writes Gunsalus. "When you make a mistake, trying to avoid embarrassment by covering it up can get you in serious trouble."

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