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8 Steps to Improve Career at Work

Spectr News Theme Victoria Tunggono
16, March 2016

Who doesn’t want to have a great career in their life? Of course everybody does. To have an improved career, try to follow these 8 steps from below!

1. Make Plans
According to The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People book by Dr. Stephen Covey, you should have a final goal in your mind. Because by knowing the final goal to reach, you can find the fastest way to your destination. If you have a proper strategy and plan, it is easier for you to reach success in your career. Apply it in your everyday life consistently and with discipline. Then, wait and see.

2. Working Spirit
Here it is the key for success. If you have a high spirit, your superior will also see and consider your career. Keep the spirit and do your job wholeheartedly!

3. Work with Clever, Disciplined, Follow Up, and Follow Through
A reliable employee is the one that has punctuality in either work or attendance, a professional work ethic, also properly do the job and within budget. If you follow these steps, don’t be surprised if your superior will be glad to promote you.

4. Be Honest
If you have a good or bad news, convey it honestly and politely to your superior. Don’t be afraid to tell the truth. Because by telling what you think is whether it is good or bad, right or wrong, will make you have a plus in your superior’s eyes. Be honest and stay polite.

5. Team Player
In a business, either big or small, a team is definitely needed to reach and surpass company’s goal. Here you have to adjust yourself with the team in your work. Who says you can’t shine by just being in a part of a team? Of course you can! As long as you are ready and be able to adjust yourself with the whole team.

6. Networking
Expand your network. Because with that, you will get many benefits and advantages. Don’t be lazy to join a professional organization, seminar, and all kinds of that. By expanding your network, you can get new knowledge and also information about work opportunities or promotion.

7. Get More Knowledge
Besides networking, get more knowledge. Just because you are a pro in your field, that doesn’t mean you don’t know what is the role and responsibility of the other departments. With learning that from other department, you will know how they get into the company’s structure. Keep learning and dig into abilities outside your field. So, you will be rich of knowledge.

8. Creative and Full of Achievement
Creative people usually dare to think out of the box. Maybe you can take a look at your surroundings, usually the creative people is are successful. For example, Steve Jobs or even Coco Chanel! They are not scared to experiment and take the risk. Even though not all creative things can be accepted in every company, but you will get a plus from your superior. Don’t be surprised if someday you will be promoted. Good luck!

Victoria Tunggono
Victoria Tunggono