Here are a few tips on how to stand out from the crowd in a time when the competition is tough. In ensuring your job security it is important that you are at the top of your game, even in the little things of your day to day work.
1.Be a visible part of the team. In meetings, always participate, give your best advice and ask intelligent questions that show you have been paying attention.
2.Be proactive. Always be on the lookout for ways you can go above and beyond your best job description.
3.Act professionally. Resist the temptation of office gossip and make sure all conversations are kept appropriate.
4.Accept challenges with enthusiasm and always stay positive. Employers love an employee who is eager to solve a problem.
5.Express your commitments to you work by always wanting to learn more.
6.Be easy to communicate and interact with. Smile and avoid negativity.
7.Try to minimize company expenses. This shows your boss that you are conscious of the company goal to make a profit and that you can help drive that profit.
8.Present yourself professionally, through personal dress, written& verbal communication with co-workers and levels of management, and keeping a neat and organized work area.