ITMPI FLAT 004
Main Menu
Home / Career / Common Workplace Advice You Should Actually Ignore

Common Workplace Advice You Should Actually Ignore

Just because you hear the same advice spouted all the time does not make it right. An article at MSN Lifestyle highlights five pieces of advice you can dismiss.

Shield Your Ears

You actually can survive a bad performance evaluation, if you really put immediate effort into meeting your boss’s expectations and improving relationships with coworkers and superiors. You do not need to arrive before and leave after the boss; achieving high productivity in the time that you are normally there is more important. Similarly, do not wildly overdress for your current position. Only dress a level or two above where you are now. You should not feel compelled to speak up in every meeting, because people hate someone who drags on a meeting needlessly. Instead, only speak up when you have an idea that moves the conversation forward positively. Lastly, do not make yourself “always “available, lest you run yourself ragged and not have any time left to address important business issues. Budget time wisely. You can read about these ideas in full depth here: http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/common-workplace-advice-you-should-actually-ignore/ar-BB6HUrH

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

Check Also

The Rise of Botnets in the Age of IoT

One of the greatest dangers to future (and current) cyber security is botnets. This short …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sorry, but this content
is for our subscribers only!

But subscribing to ACCELERATING IT SUCCESS is FREE and only one click away!
Join more than 40,000 IT Professionals and get the best IT management articles to your mailbox with Accelerating IT Success!

Unsubscribe at any time