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 ...

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