How to Get to Work on Time

Getting to work on time is a bigger deal than you think! Keep messing it up and you will end up fired! Not a good thing to happen. However, there are ways to train yourself to become more of a morning person, enabling you to get up earlier and get ready for work more efficiently.


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    Plan your working day in advance. Prepare and organise everything you'll need for it the night before. This includes clothes, documents, food and meeting preparation. This will prevent you rushing to get everything ready in the morning.
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    Set your alarm the night before and use it as a wake up call. However, don't just put it right by your bed where you can just turn over and hit the snooze button when it goes off. Leave it on the other side of the room so that when it goes off, you'll have to get up to turn it off.
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    Get up with a good few hours before you're due to be at work. Even if you think you can be in work on time if you wake up half an hour before you're due in, chances are your first attempt at toast will burn, your shower will break on you and your train will be cancelled. It's better to be safe than sorry so leave plenty of time for unforeseen circumstances.
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    Order a cab if you have to. If you knew in advance that your bus or train was going to be delayed, but you overslept anyway, get a cab. The expense will be worth it when you don't lose your job for being late again.
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    Have breakfast and splash your face with cold water, this will help you function normally. A good healthy breakfast in particular will help energize you, making you complete the journey to work faster and more efficiently.
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    Be ready for the taxi or transportation when it gets there. There's no point ordering a cab if you keep it waiting. There's also no point in knowing when your train leaves if you're not there and waiting when it pulls into the station. Sometimes trains leave a couple of minutes earlier than scheduled, so it's worth being on the platform early.
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    Follow these steps every working day and they will become a habit. Hopefully, it'll be a habit that helps you retain your job.


  • Stick to the same routine and then things should fall into place.
  • Trying to rush makes you even later so try to be calm even if you are running late.

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