Get Promoted!

So, now you’ve got the job/internship! Congratulations! You can relax, right? Wrong! As a new intern or full-time hire, impress your co-workers and supervisor by approaching your position with professionalism! Here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Set goals. Have a plan to accomplish!
  • Put thought into your projects and share solutions with your team.
  • Read and stay current with relevant news about your company’s industry.
  • Own your mistakes, but share credit for success.
  • Be neatly dressed, courteous and on time—all the time!
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Seek new projects and responsibilities. Learn new skills and knowledge.
  • Build relationships with colleagues and connect on professional networking sites like LinkedIn.
  • Keep track of the skills you are gaining and quantify outcomes of your projects.
  • Ask for help when you need it and say thank you often.