Magazine article Working Mother

HAVE A BETTER Workday

Magazine article Working Mother

HAVE A BETTER Workday

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In today's corporate climate, being your own cheerleader has its benefits. but acting boastful can also backfire. Learn how to self-promote properly-without being obnoxious-with tips from Leigh steere, co-founder of managing People better.

Do your job well. your biggest promotional tool is your work ethic, not your words. arriving to work on time, meeting deadlines and being amenable and collegial all aid in promoting you as a great worker. Perform your job impeccably; that will speak for itself.

Pitch in. offer to help an overwhelmed colleague with his work. but do this quietly-there's no need to boast about it. it will show you're a team player who helps when needed, and in turn, your colleague is sure to mention your team spirit. this way, others do your promoting for you.

Put it in writing. update your social media accounts (liked Linkedin and twitter) with short, fact-based descriptions of your success. Keep a log of your performance throughout the year with specific moments and milestones. …

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