Being smart at work has become quintessential to getting noticed and tasting success in office.
1. Smart company
Your circle of friends in office defines the kind of person you are. Like minded people always flock together, so it is important to choose your company wisely. Not everyone in office gets a chance to know you personally. Do not give them a wrong picture. Steer clear from whiney and loud people. If they are unavoidable then take extraefforts tomove out and bond with the rest.
2. Smart reputation
A popular and candid person is more likely to quickly progress in life. It might seem unfair as a quiet personmay be equally good at work. Butunfortunatelyit is true. A person who is more vocal and engaging winsa promotion faster. (Also read: 4 ways to get ahead in your company)
3. Smart conversations with seniors
cement their belief in you. It is imperative to be in touch with seniors for them to know you. Brief them from time to time about your work, likes and dislikes. Leave no scope for hesitation on their part about your work and you, at the time of appraisal.
4. Smart you
Be diligent towards work. Never stop learning in your job. Never say no to work. All talk and no work will also land you nowhere. Be reliable. (Also read: 6 Good work habits for every employee)
5. Assess everything that needs to be done
Before you plunge into something headfirst, remember that enthusiasm needs to be tempered with wisdom. Look over every aspect of the job, and allow yourself amplepondering time so that you can be sure that every detail is accomplished on time and accurately.