Monday, 24 June 2013

How to Behave with BOSS in Office

“If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.”  – John Gotti

 An impressed boss can act as a major contributor to your career growth. So, it is important to ensure that you create a good impression on your supervisors through your work and behaviour

We all know that, if you have to stay happy at work, it is crucial to have a happy boss. Your boss shapes your career - salary hike, responsibilities, appraisal etc. If you think it is only your sitting late that impresses your boss, think again. The criterion for any boss is quality of your work and the impression you have on everyone. So, it is as important to be good as it is to do good. Just learn to score your points and strive towards making an impression.

  • Demonstrate motivation and confidence: Tell your supervisors about your aspirations and ask them to give you more work responsibilities. Take up whatever work you are given with confidence and perform aggressively. Talk confidently to people. Showing motivation and confidence towards work goes a long way in creating a good impression on supervisors.

  • Observe and listen carefully: Observe how your boss and other senior employees behave in the office. Listen to what they have to say. This way, you not only learn how business is conducted in the office but also learn about their individual working style. Remember - these people, with their rich background and knowledge, can be good mentors too.

  • Avoid gossiping: Gossiping is an evil that haunts every workplace. A lot of people merrily indulge in the same, not realizing the damage it can cause. Stay away! Listen to what the gossip mongers have to say to keep yourself updated about latest happenings in the office, but do not comment or participate. Unnecessary
    gossiping can lead to trouble with colleagues and supervisors and you will certainly not want any negative publicity.
  • Develop good working relations: Try to understand the working styles of your boss and your co-workers and help them understand yours. Develop good working relations with colleagues to ensure cooperation while executing critical projects. This way, you will not only be able to complete your work efficiently but will also be able to leave an impression on your co-workers and supervisors.
  • Help your boss with day-to-day tasks: There will be many tasks that your boss performs on a daily basis. Take up some of the responsibilities that you can perform without affecting your own work. This will help you to prepare yourself for the road uphill and create a good impression on your boss.

If you succeed in making a mark, you can expect trust and confidence to come your way. The confidence and faith that you win, coupled with your sincere efforts will undoubtedly take you a long way.

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