wishes for first day at work

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For many people, the first day at work can be terrifyingly nerve-wracking. You’re not sure if you’ll make any mistakes, if you’ll fit in with your coworkers or if you have what it takes to succeed in your new position. This short list of 25+ wishes for the first day at work aims to provide comfort and motivation during this exciting yet stressful time. Happy first day at work!

Wish for Good Luck in your Career

Getting a new job is an exciting thing in anyone’s life. If a new employee joins your team, you can send him a work good luck wish on the first day of his work. Here is some good luck wish you could send your newly joined colleague.

#01. Best wishes to you as you start your new job. I hope that all goes well and that you will find success and fulfilment as you pursue your career goals here. You are now part of our family and we look forward to seeing how far your career will take you! We wish you much success!

#02. Good luck on your first day in your new job! May you be happy, healthy, and successful in everything you do.

#03. Congratulations on joining our team! We’re so excited to have you with us, and we can’t wait to see what great things come from it! You’ll fit right in here – after all, we are a family.

#04. We are happy to welcome you as part of our team! We hope that your career will be successful and fulfilling and that your experience here will be fun and rewarding. Best wishes for a long and prosperous career here!

#05. Good luck on your first day in your new job! Go get ’em, tiger! All my love and energy!

#06. Good luck with your new job. I hope you do great things! I believe that you are going to be fantastic. Wishing you all the success in this world.

#07. I’m delighted for you! Bravo on your fantastic new job. Congrats on your new position; you’ll excel at it.

#08. It brings me great pleasure to see you achieve your dreams and accomplish your objectives. Best wishes on your new position!

#09. Congratulations on your new job! You’ve put in much effort, and there’s no one else who deserves it more than you. Here’s to new beginnings — best of luck!

#10. May your new job provide you with fresh chances and lead you along new paths! Best wishes and good luck!

Funny Wishes for the First Day at Work

funny wishes for first day at work

Make the newbie laugh with a hilarious greeting on his very first day at work to give him a good giggle. Need some ideas? Here are some amazing funny wishes for the first day at work:

#11. I wish you luck in your new job and hope that you don’t get fired before lunchtime, which is usually when people start looking for jobs themselves. (Seth Godin)

#12. Isn’t it true that you owe me a treat because of your new job? I’m excited about it. Best wishes, mate.

#13. Congratulations on your new job. Good luck getting up early and going to bed with all the stress.

#14. If you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful. Welcome to the team buddy. (Eric Thomas)

#15. You have time, gossip, and entertainment today but no money; nonetheless, you will have money in the future but no time to spend it; you will have success but no time to enjoy it. Welcome to the world of work. Congratulation!

#16. You may be only one person in the office but if that one person isn’t working, nobody gets paid! So make sure you do your best every single day because we depend on it… even if it doesn’t seem like it sometimes!

#17. It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.

Sweet and Sincere Wishes for the First Day at Work

Maybe this has been a long time coming, or any of your family, friends, or colleagues have finally landed their ideal job – whatever the reason for the celebration, make sure you send a sweet and sincere welcome message for him. Here are some ideas:

#18. I’m so happy that I get to celebrate with you today! You deserve every bit of happiness in life and I know that success will continue to follow you as it has done so far.

#19. Congratulations on getting hired, [Name]! [Name], I am so proud of you for landing such an amazing opportunity with [company name]. It is not easy to be given a chance like that when there are so many other qualified candidates out there.

#20. This is such an exciting day for you, [Name]! I hope that all of your dreams come true during your time here at [company name].

#21. Good luck on starting work today, [Name]! The world needs more people like you who care about making things better than they already are.

#22. Your hard work finally paid off and now it’s time to reap all of those rewards – congratulations on being hired by [company name], my friend!

#23. I couldn’t be happier for you, [Name]! You worked so hard to land a position at [company name] and I can tell that it was well worth all of your effort.

#24. There are few things in life more rewarding than seeing someone close to me doing what they love best – congrats on joining [company name], [Name].

#25. I’m excited to see what you’ll accomplish; I’m confident you’ll wow us all.

#26. Best of luck with your first day at work! It will be an exciting time for all of us and I hope you have a wonderful experience here. If there is anything I can do to help make your transition easier, please don’t hesitate to ask me. If there is something I can do in return, please let me know as well. You can count on me if you need anything or have any questions or concerns while getting settled in here.


The first day at work is a remarkable moment for anyone. It’s always nice to let your colleagues know that you care with warm wishes on your first day at work. I tried to share some of the best wishes you can send to your colleagues, family and friends on their first day at work. I hope they make your office members smile—and maybe even help them get through their first day! Good luck!


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