4 Things You Can Do To Be An Exceptional Worker During Your First Year According To An HR Manager

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We all want to stand out in our workplaces. We want to ‘kill it’ at our jobs, and we want to be appreciated by our superiors. David Mills is an Executive Coach who helps people land their dream jobs. And with all his years of experience, these are his tips that’ll help you stand out during your first year of work.

Check Your Email

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A lot of us have bad email habits, but you can’t afford that when your job is involved. Not checking your email regularly means that you may miss official communications from your coworkers or your boss. Imagine checking your email to realize that you received a mail from your boss two days ago telling you to do something important.

Prioritize Your Tasks

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In our jobs, there are always going to be little tasks that come up. There’s always going to be something that you need to be doing. However, some things are more important. You need to identify those things and make sure that they’re getting done first.

Have Solutions To Problems Before You Announce Them

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Nobody likes bad news. You reading this, do you like it when people come to you with problems? No. So don’t just go to your superiors with problems. Instead, try to work things out yourself, and then report after. Even when you can’t fix things on your own, try to present a solution to your boss along with the problem.

Deliver On Time Or Manage Expectations

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If you’re employed, then your employer expects you to do some things. They expect you to have what they asked for by the time that they said. Always try to deliver. But when you can’t, you need to manage expectations. Tell them if you run into an issue and will be unable to deliver. Don’t let your boss come chasing you for what they asked for.

David Mills, MBA FIMC CMC, is an Executive Coach, Author, Speaker and Chartered Management Consultant.

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