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    Hi all,

    I am starting work experience on Monday for 5 consecutive days at a local solicitors office. I have never been there before nor do I know anyone who works there. I arranged the placement via the phone and my sixth form's career department so I haven't even met anyone there. I am really nervous about going in and making a fool of myself.

    Any advice?
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    (Original post by GeorgeB16)
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    Why would you make a fool of yourself? Are you planning on doing anything stupid? Do you usually do stupid things? What are you assuming about the people in the office that they would make fun of you if you made a mistake?

    How do you ever go anywhere new if it makes you nervous? How do you ever meet new people if it makes you nervous?

    Do you think they've never had a work experience person before? Do you think they've never met a sixth former before? Do you think they are going to ask you to make critical legal decisions?
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    Why would you make a fool of yourself? Are you planning on doing anything stupid? Do you usually do stupid things? What are you assuming about the people in the office that they would make fun of you if you made a mistake?

    How do you ever go anywhere new if it makes you nervous? How do you ever meet new people if it makes you nervous?

    Do you think they've never had a work experience person before? Do you think they've never met a sixth former before? Do you think they are going to ask you to make critical legal decisions?
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Why would you make a fool of yourself? Are you planning on doing anything stupid? Do you usually do stupid things? What are you assuming about the people in the office that they would make fun of you if you made a mistake?

    How do you ever go anywhere new if it makes you nervous? How do you ever meet new people if it makes you nervous?

    Do you think they've never had a work experience person before? Do you think they've never met a sixth former before? Do you think they are going to ask you to make critical legal decisions?
    I'm just getting nervous about meeting new people. I don't know why because I've been a waiter for over a year now and meet new people all the time and I love it but I've never worked in an office environment before so I don't know what to expect.
 
 
 
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