Monday, April 11, 2011
10 Your Behavior Judged by Your Boss
Your behavior, as an employee, at work or outside work, giving special impression in your superiors eye. Naturally, if you accidentally meet in the elevator and in awkwardly situation. Then, the question arises, what your boss think about you, about how you dress, performance, and so forth. Know what behaviors could be your rating source. You also need to be careful to speak in public areas that seem personal like your Facebook account.
1. Behavior outside the office determines who you are
Your boss does not always notice any signs. But he also assess what you do, that is implied in various ways. One of these words, words that you express through social media. Although activities outside the office is no longer relevant work, but the image and your reputation as an individual are also at stake.
"Every time you post something on Facebook or other social networking media, should ask again to yourself, if you want something like that to be read by your boss or your coworkers," suggested Edith Onderick-Harvey, president of corporate consulting firm, Factor In Talent, Massachusetts.
Onderick-Harvey also warns, you should carefully poured the contents of the mind, especially related to work, in social networking sites. If not, prepare your boss to see and judge you as an employee who is not professional, for example see your comments on Facebook that disfigure your co-workers.
2. Your behavior is as important as job
Political office, like it or not, keep walking every day and throughout your career. Your ability to cooperate with colleagues and superiors influence how the sustainability of your career, including behaviors that occur when such cooperation. Although you have completed the work according to tasks and targets, but if your behavior is not fun, especially rude, this would be a bad record. Your career will be difficult to grow, even your boss also will not promote you if you can not cooperate with the good and positive.
3. Active attitude
Do not be afraid to speak up and show who you are. Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations, Raleigh, North Carolina, said employees who have values are who dare to take the initiative.
"I like to have employees who are not afraid to show his personality.'s Not someone who merely fill vacant positions in the office alone. If you want to be promoted, you must try," said Briguglio.
Active attitude like this also includes the courage to say what is employees needed, such as training, working time, including the money, says consultant Steve Langerud, at DePauw University.
4. How to communicate
Do not ever hesitate to ask your boss about how to communicate, whether it is more fun through face to face, electronic mail or mobile phone, a career consultant and executive advice Lauren Mackler. Ask your boss about what he want. Is your boss more comfortable if the job is always consulted with him, or did it set you free. All these questions keep you from behavior that is not liked, which arise because you do not know and did not find out.
"If your boss is an introvert person, do not force him to always communicate directly with you," said Mackler.
5. How to assess performance
Do not wait for your boss assessing your performance and etiquette in the work. You also need to tell him, but in a positive and excessive. If you successfully complete a job, send congratulation email or thanks to team work and attach it to your boss, "advises Mackler.
Also send a monthly report to your supervisor about the review of work that you hold and have resolved, or other achievements. Have a record of your performance every month, to be a private document. You can assess your own performance, and show it to your boss in a positive way.
6. How to help boss
Tops up to CEO level was not too fond of this one activity, reviewed the performance of employees in a specified period. But you can help prepare a personal note about the performance of your performance. This will allow your boss about your performance review a few months back. To assess the performance of work, you can also review it with your boss once a year.
7. How to dress
"Dress that make you always ready if the president asks you to attend a big meeting," advises consultant and speaker Set Free Life Seminars, Sue Thompson.
8. How to give feedback
Duty to encourage or build a positive working relationship not only belong to the leadership, says Stefanie Smith, head of Stratex coaching firm. As a subordinate you can also give positive feedback, ones with make a positive attitude in office. Including creating a positive atmosphere that makes your boss feel good and look good. Praising boss in public could be another example, says Smith, but make sure the words you choose is positive, clear and not excessive.
9. How to solve problem
Be the subordinates who are adept resolve the issue. Although most employees make problems and hope the boss to solve it, complained Jennifer Prosek, CEO of consulting firm CJP Communications.
For example, if in completing a project you have a problem, then spend three settlement options. Then tell your boss. Although your supervisor will instruct a different path than you asked, at least in this way shows want you think. Your boss will appreciate your efforts, said Prosek.
10. The attitude of responsibility
Never blame circumstances or others if you make a mistake. Irresponsible attitude like this will become an important assessment for the boss. Instead, admit your mistakes without the need to find a scapegoat.
"Even though employees have good skills, I still can not promote it if he often blame someone or the other party when making a mistake," said Deborah Becker, owner of an insurance agent in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
The sign you are responsible, he said, is admitted mistake with saying "I'm sorry, this will not happen again, I promise."