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Five Ways to Be a Good Team Player

When you put the team goals ahead of your personal ambition, you become the most valuable possible employee. Margaret Steen counts five ways to be a good team player in an article for Monster. The first way is to meet your deadlines—go figure. Team players are also candid, able to express concerns and constructive criticism; an ability to just do assigned work and not ask questions is not valued the way it once was. And since technology has enabled globally distributed teams, team members must be able to adapt to changes in communication and trust each other to get work done. Try to appreciate the differences that arise between people, where different strengths come into play at different times. And of course, dodge office politics whenever possible. You can view the full article here:

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.

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