Regardless of what your job assignment is or whether you work inside an office or shift work, the fact remains the way you influence others is how you interact with people, get along with your supervisor and how you approach major challenges and personal conflicts. Ultimately, this gives the organization a measurement of your skill set and determine whether or not you are a good candidate for promotional opportunities or career changes.
The secret to your success and the success of others within you organization is how you master your environment and handle the daily business at hand. The better you manage your performance, the more opportunities will come knocking on your door as you demonstrate competence and the ability to be successful.
Organizational skills are rarely not taken advantage of by supervisors and it’s no secret that the more they notice you, the better your chances for being successful. Getting this attention is no small feat in any business setting or workplace – companies traditionally struggle to find good qualified help and often end up hiring those with weak job abilities or knowledge and poor skills to get the job done within the expectations expressed.
Hence the screening of employees is important but what is also very important is how the employee gains the confidence and skill set to become a better employee and become an organizational asset where supervisors can depend on you to get the job done. Training and mentoring are valuable instruments in career growth and self-development opportunities.
Building a reputation is also important. It pays off to be dependable, knowledgeable and effective at what you do. When supervisors know your priority is to be straightforward and honest about things you do or work with they will instill the trust you need to gain self-confidence in what you do. It not only makes you look good but it makes your supervisors look good as well.
Under most circumstances you will get the benefit of the doubt when something goes wrong and in those ugly He-said/she said situations that can break up a good team if not managed right. Most importantly when you are a persons with integrity you are looked up in a more positive light and admin or managers are more likely to buy into your suggestions, recommendations or others difficult situations.