If I work hard, people will notice. If I skip my vacation this year, my manager will reward my commitment to the team. Surely management has noticed that I am the first one to arrive to work in the morning, and the last one to leave in the evening. My boss knows everything that I do for him/her throughout the day. The executive team knows who the A+ players are in the workplace. Do you believe these office myths? I hope the answer is NO!
In today’s workplace, workers cannot be passive, shy, and reluctant to share their accomplishments and successes. Today’s workforce needs to share their accomplishments and successes with managers, peers, and through social media regularly. It is through sharing information that we are able to be in the driver’s seat of our career path. Do not wait for the annual review period because you may not get the chance because of economic downturns, layoffs, manager reassignments, and company reorganizations. Continue reading