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How to Be Successful on Your Job

The majority of us work a job and many of us are now dissatisfied with the job we work. In fact we take time to explain to any one who will listen to us how much we dislike our job in great detail. Some of us like our job we are doing what we always wanted to do but still something's not right. Today we will discuss how to be successful on your job. Whether you want to stay or leave you still will want to be successful

1. Why aren't I successful?

What's your attitude like? Are you one of the many people who go to work every day with a negative attitude? Sure your smiling (maybe) when you hit the door but when your coworker says how are you today? You give them an earful of how bad your morning was and how you want to be anywhere but there. If so you probably have a negative attitude.

Is your negative attitude justified? It could be but if that's the case the person responsible is you. Yes you! You should have found a different job a long time ago before you performance started to be hindered by your attitude.

2. How can you bring value to your job

Now that every word out of your mouth is not negative and your attitude is changing you can ask the next question. What is it that you can do that will bring value to your current job. Regardless of how long you intend to stay bringing value is important. The more value you bring the more you are worth.

In this day of fixed raises meaning jobs that say the highest raise you can get is maybe six percent that seems a little strange. Yet take my word for it somebody in the organization is receiving a higher compensation than that, take my word for it. Your question should be why not me? Maybe your thinking I don't have any special talent. Try looking around your job and noticing what's not being done that needs done.

Maybe its a small thing maybe its something that no one else including you wants to do. Yet if it needs done then the person doing it is adding value to his or her position. The person who does it and does not complain is even more valuable.

3.Pay attention

Now that you have stop drawing negative attention to yourself. You have started doing things that will add extra value or worth as an employee, now start to pay attention to what the person is doing who is making the salary you want. Prepare yourself to advance either at the job you have or the one your about to get. Spend some time reading about the job you want to do maybe go back to school, online or night courses depending on what the job requires. Just remember your goal now is to bring value to all you do and with this attitude you will find yourself advancing depending on the value you bring.

If your job is unprepared to acknowledge that you have become a more valuable employee look for employment else where. On the other hand when your review process has begun remember to mention the things you are doing and the value it brings to your employment by them. Allow your employer to know what you have done to increase your knowledge of the job you are doing or aiming forth.

Become your own best advocate. The more value your bring the more valuable you will become. By doing this you will have learned how to become successful on your job.

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