Get noticed at work

To get anywhere today in a scientific role you need to get noticed in the workplace – here’s how:

Dress to impress

As the saying goes, dress for the job you want. Dress professionally and appropriately – by dressing smartly you will command the attention of your colleagues and superiors and increase your confidence.

Have impeccable timekeeping

Always be on time for work, if possible arrive a little early in order to fully prepare for the day, or meeting ahead.

Blow your own trumpet

Keep a record of your achievements and make sure your boss knows about them.

Be reliable

Always complete all tasks to deadline – remember it is better to under promise and over deliver on a consistent basis.

Be visible

Make a concerted effort to walk around the office at least once a day – this is an ideal opportunity to find out what your colleagues are working on and see what you can help with or to simply have a chat.

Step up to the plate

If an opportunity or task arises and you have the capacity to complete it to deadline, raise your hand high and take it on board.

Learn, learn, learn

There is always something new to learn that will help you be more productive in your work. Strive to learn something new each day, no matter how big or small it might be.

Be a mentor

Always be helpful and share your knowledge with others in the workplace. By doing this, in the long-term you will definitely reap the rewards.


For more advice on how to get noticed click here to read about how to be a good team player


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