Moving from one job to another can be quite stressful whether it be moving from a range of telesale jobs to even manual labour. The plan to keep your finances in check is really critical to your success. This is a guide on how to prepare yourself for moving jobs.
Check you have enough money to last till probation is over.
You’ve just come into a new job and don’t know what to expect. The probation period can be really stressful as it’s the time your going to be the most uncertain. To counter this always prepares yourself with enough money to last you for the first couple of months. This is to ensure your have a buffer zone if your job doesn’t work out.
Check how much it will cost to get to work
You might be moving away from where you live or moving closer. Always ensure that you know how much your daily commute is going to cost. This is from personal experience travelling from Liverpool to Manchester every day which cost me well over £250 a month. You might also want to consider moving closer to work if you’re moving further.
Avoid expensive work lunches
Lunch can be very expensive when moving jobs. To ensure that you have enough money when starting out in a new job, consider making your own sandwiches. This will easily save you at least £20 a week just by being really frugal with lunches.
Avoid the pub after work
Although it is considered anti social, avoiding the after work pint will save you buying rounds as well as saving your liver. It also is a good idea to avoid drinking as you want to show that your worthy to pass probation.
So there you have it, some truly valuable tips to ensure that your financially afloat while starting a new job.