So you landed a job? Congratulations! Now, let’s talk about how to keep that job, and maybe even get a promotion or a raise! Showing up every day, doing your best work, and resolving problems at work will help you get ahead. We all have days on the job when we struggle to get along with co-workers. The video on this page was made by foster youth, for foster youth, and it covers real-life advice about how to avoid triggers at work and navigate conflict.

A job coach can help you make sense of the work world, too. If you’re in greater Los Angeles, the Alliance for Children’s Rights can pair you up with a job coach who can mentor you through your first experiences with employment. To get started, email or call 213.368.6010.