No matter what trade you have chosen to earn your livelihood, you will surely always do your best to stand out in your work. This is a difficult task due to the fierce competition that exists in the workplace where the demands are increasingly high..
Excellence and productivity are essential to achieve job success as well as the way in which you relate to your environment.
Karina Pérez, director of the world's leading recruitment company "Robert Half Chile" states that: "Today, companies increasingly value having proactive workers willing to learn, committed to the purposes of the organization and interested in overcome day by day".
Following you will find 15 golden rules to stand out in your work:
- Plan your day: try as much as possible to keep an agenda where you plan your actions for the day, week and even the month. Improvising is not a good option to manage a team.
- Define your goals: having clear goals will give you the necessary vision to work for them. This habit will increase your performance and productive capacity.
- Establish successful alliances: analyze the performance of those around you and identify potential allies that will enrich your work, bring benefits to your team and teach you lessons.
- Recognize your abilities and weaknesses: identify and enhance your abilities, and transform your weaknesses into strengths, yes you can.
- Work as a team: individualism is not well regarded in companies and you highly value teamwork. Try as much as possible to maintain good relations with your co-workers and be a generator of optimism and solidarity.
- Open your mind to change: the willingness to change is an invaluable tool that will allow you to stay current and proactive in a constantly evolving world. Stay flexible in the face of crises and keep in mind that changes are inevitable.
- Be absolutely honest: always handle yourself with transparency and honesty and do not tarnish your image with lies or half-truths. If you are honest with your superiors and subordinates, they will probably be honest with you.
- Take advantage of your mistakes: to err is human and mistakes are inevitable and normal in the trajectory of any worker. Recognize them and transform them into opportunities for learning and growth.
- Take the initiative: try not to wait to be told what to do and have autonomy in carrying out your tasks. Proactive workers are valued within any organization as they contribute to activities flowing more efficiently.
- Never stop your learning: to stay current it is essential that you are always up to date on the news and advances of your trade, otherwise you will end up behind.
- Be punctual: try to arrive early to your job and do not start your days apologizing for being late. Lateness is one of the worst habits in the work ecosystem.
- Make your achievements visible: the achievements obtained with your effort should not be kept low profile, on the contrary, make sure they are recognized. Promotions and pay raises come from those accomplishments, and it's not a good idea to overlap or minimize them.