100 Heartfelt Wishes to Cheer On Someone Starting a New Job

Written by: Clyde Shamo



Time to read 7 min

Wow, landing a new job is a huge milestone, isn't it? It's a mix of excitement, a little bit of anxiety, and a whole lot of new beginnings. So when someone you care about starts a new job, you've got to find the right words to share the joy and offer some good juju. You know, that boost of positivity to carry them through their first day, week, or even month. So, here we are, with a comprehensive list of 100 wishes you can send to someone starting a new job. Strap in, because we're going for a ride through the feel-good express! #new job wishes

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The Classic Congratulatory Wishes

  1. Congratulations on your new job!
  2. Way to go!
  3. Well done on landing your dream job!
  4. You nailed it, buddy!
  5. Couldn't be happier for you!

These are your bread-and-butter wishes—the ones you can't go wrong with. They're the 'mashed potatoes' of good wishes—comforting, straightforward, and everyone loves 'em.

The Career-Specific Cheers

  1. To the best [Engineer/Doctor/Artist] I know!
  2. You’re going to be a superstar in [Marketing/Finance/Education].
  3. This [industry] is lucky to have you.
  4. Can't wait to hear about your first [project/case/assignment]!
  5. You're going to redefine [profession]!

Because nothing says, 'I know you well,' like tailoring a wish to someone's career path, right?

The Funny Wishes

  1. Congrats on adulting!
  2. So, are you CEO yet?
  3. They say dress for the job you want. So, superhero cape?
  4. I expect nothing less than a corner office update!
  5. Now you've got a job, can I borrow twenty bucks?

A little humor goes a long way—especially when those first-day jitters start to creep in.

The Warm and Fuzzy

  1. You make us proud!
  2. Your hard work paid off!
  3. You deserve this and so much more.
  4. This job is just the first step in an amazing future.
  5. You’ve got this, and we’ve got your back.

These wishes are like a warm hug through text—heartfelt and meaningful.

The Go-Getter Vibes

  1. This job is just another feather in your career cap.
  2. Can’t wait to see you climb the career ladder even more!
  3. You're going to knock 'em dead!
  4. Show them what you're made of!
  5. Your ambition knows no bounds, and neither will your career.

For those born with that insatiable hunger for success.

The Inspirational Quotes

  1. "Choose a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life."
  2. "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success."
  3. "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." – Steve Jobs
  4. "Be so good they can't ignore you." – Steve Martin
  5. "Opportunities don't happen. You create them." – Chris Grosser

Sometimes, a quote can encapsulate what you want to say perfectly.

The Work-Life Balance Nudges

  1. Remember to enjoy the journey as you aim for the stars.
  2. All work and no play makes [Name] a dull [boy/girl]. Don't forget to have fun!
  3. Don't forget to take care of yourself amid the hustle.
  4. You can work hard and still make time for the things you love.
  5. Your job is important, but never forget the people who make life worthwhile.

Because work is essential, but so is keeping the scales balanced.

The First-Day Wishes

  1. Have an amazing first day!
  2. You're going to rock your first day, I just know it!
  3. Can’t wait to hear about your first impressions.
  4. Day one is the first page of this new chapter. Make it a good one!
  5. Remember, first impressions last. You’ve got this!

For the all-important first day, these wishes are like your friend’s presence walking through that new office door with you.

The Long-term Success Wishes

  1. May this job bring you prosperity.
  2. I see promotions in your future!
  3. Here's to climbing corporate ladders and shattering glass ceilings!
  4. May you find fulfillment and joy in your new role.
  5. Looking forward to celebrating your future accomplishments.

Because a new job isn't just about the here and now—it's also about where you can go from here.

The Personal Growth Wishes

  1. This job is a new canvas for you to paint on. Make it a masterpiece.
  2. Here’s to new challenges and even more victories.
  3. May this job bring out the best version of you.
  4. You’re going to learn so much and grow in ways you can't even imagine yet.
  5. Each day is a new chance to show the world your brilliance.

Work isn’t just a paycheck. It’s an opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Whew! We've covered a lot, haven't we? And that's only halfway. But I think you're getting the gist. Tailoring wishes for someone special as they embark on a new job can be a heartfelt, funny, or profoundly inspiring way to show you care. It's like saying, "I'm with you, every step of the way, cheering you on from the sidelines."

So go ahead, pick one or mix and match to create your own personalized message. Whatever you choose, it's the thought that counts, and I'm sure it'll be well received. Here's to new beginnings, challenges, and a journey filled with amazing experiences! Cheers! 🥂

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That's not 100, is it!?

Oh, my bad! I got carried away explaining the different categories and why they're meaningful. Let's finish up the list so you have a full 100 wishes to pick from. Starting from where we left off:

The Relatable Office Humor

  1. May your coffee be strong and your Mondays be short.
  2. Hope your new job doesn't have a 'Reply All' type of person.
  3. Wishing you zero awkward bathroom run-ins.
  4. Here's to manageable inboxes and reasonable deadlines.
  5. I hope your new job comes with a great snack selection!

Because everyone knows that office life comes with its own unique set of quirks.

The Realistic Vibes

  1. Don't sweat the small stuff.
  2. It's okay to not know everything on the first day.
  3. Every job has its ups and downs; you've got this.
  4. Remember, nobody expects you to be a pro from day one.
  5. Don’t be too hard on yourself; you’re learning.

Life isn't a Hollywood movie, and sometimes it's important to remember that.

The Long-Distance Friend Wishes

  1. Can't wait to hear about your new job over Skype/Zoom!
  2. Sending you virtual hugs on your first day.
  3. Even though we're miles apart, I'm cheering for you.
  4. Can’t wait for our next catch-up; you'll have so much to tell!
  5. Wishing you success all the way from [your location].

Great for friends who aren't around but want to show their support.

The Partnership Cheers

  1. Can't wait to hear how you and your new team are going to crush it.
  2. You're going to be a great addition to their team.
  3. Your new colleagues don't know how lucky they are to have you.
  4. Here's to new collaborations and partnerships.
  5. Looking forward to hearing about all the amazing people you'll meet.

Because nobody succeeds alone, and teamwork is the name of the game.

The Confidence Boosters

  1. You were made for this job!
  2. They're lucky to have someone as talented as you.
  3. You're going to be such an asset to your new company.
  4. With your skills, you're going to fit right in.
  5. They didn't know they needed you, but they won't know how they lived without you.

For that extra bit of self-esteem we all sometimes need.

The Practical Wishes

  1. May your commute be short.
  2. Hope you get the office with the good view!
  3. Wishing you a boss who values you.
  4. Hope your new workplace has a great culture.
  5. May you never have to work weekends!

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference in a new job.

The Big Picture Hopes

  1. May this job be a stepping stone to greater things.
  2. This is only the beginning; bigger achievements await.
  3. This job is just a chapter in your success story.
  4. May this job open doors you never thought possible.
  5. You're on your way to greatness, and this job is just a pit stop.

Because every job is a part of a larger journey.

The Close-to-Heart Wishes

  1. You make your family proud.
  2. You're an inspiration to all of us.
  3. Your dedication and hard work inspire everyone around you.
  4. We always knew you would achieve great things.
  5. Your journey is a testament to what hard work can achieve.

Getting personal adds that extra layer of warmth and sincerity.

The Final Cheers

  1. Wishing you endless success and countless promotions!
  2. Here's to a rewarding and fulfilling career.
  3. May your new job be all that you wish for and a whole lot more.
  4. Good luck! May your new job be exciting and fun, and full of accomplishments.
  5. Welcome to the next chapter of your career! May it be a best-seller!
  6. This job is a whole new adventure, and the best is yet to come.
  7. Cheers to a fabulous career ahead!
  8. Wishing you all the best as you enter this new phase of your career.
  9. Here's to making a big splash at your new job!
  10. Congrats! The sky's the limit, and you're just getting started.

There you have it, a full 100 wishes you can send to someone who’s embarking on a new job journey. Feel free to mix and match or put your own spin on these. The most important thing is to let them know that you care, you're excited for them, and you can't wait to hear all about this new chapter in their lives. Cheers! 🥳 

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100 Heartfelt Wishes to Cheer On Someone Starting a New Job

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