Written by Lars Maebe, Nicolas Op de Beeck, Bjarne Keytsman
Jumping into the working world is an exciting time. It is a chance for you to put the things you have learned at university into practice and show the world what you are made of. However, this massive shift does not go without challenges.
The transition from the school desks to the workplace can be a journey of uncertainty, adjustment, and exploration. As a young professional, you are trading in the days of academic papers, long study sessions and campus parties with your friends for less free time, a total new routine, and this with more responsibility and independence.
At BrightWolves, we strive to create a fun and supportive work environment where everyone can innovate, create value, be SUPERHAPPY.
Last month, we onboarded eight new Wolves, all recent graduates that have found themselves navigating the road between student and work life with success. Want to know how they experienced their first month at BrightWolves? Read further!
Lars, Business Analyst
“When you enjoy what you do, work becomes play.” This quote is exactly how I would describe my first month at BrightWolves.
The extensive, yet insightful onboarding program spread over the two weeks got me acquainted with the essentials of the consulting toolbox: Excel, PowerPoint, and problem-solving, to name a few. Additionally, I was pleasantly surprised to gear up the less ‘obvious’ skills such as client interaction, commercial awareness and giving an elevator pitch. These proved to be at least equally valuable when conducting my first internal project, as I had to shape the future of mobility of our company and sell my ideas to management. I was happily surprised to deliver real impact right from the start, proving that BrightWolves truly adheres to its values.
However, the most valuable and enjoyable aspect of my onboarding experience was the people I shared it with. It did not take long for the ice to break and get that fe