MAKING YOURSELF VISIBLE
Make yourself visible. To make yourself visible, you must be seen and talked about by management people above you. You must be noticed, which you can accomplish in a number of ways.
Speaking up (sometimes critically) in staff meetings
Turning in written suggestions through channels
Making appointments with upper management people to ask questions but always going through channels
Being seen around the facility
Leading a cross-functional team
Participating in organizational events or recreational activities
Taking advantage of lunch to meet other people
Of course, the best way to be visible is to do a quality job and get recognition from doing it. In fact, it may be more important to be visible silently rather than physically ...