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Tips and strategies to apply on how to win over your employer
How can you apply these tips on your current job? How can you make the most of them and see the results you want?
In our previous newsletter, we shared with you some of the best tips and strategies on how to win over your employer and get them to like you. We hope you found them useful and informative. 😊
But how can you apply these tips on your current job? How can you make the most of them and see the results you want? How can you avoid some of the common pitfalls and challenges that might prevent you from winning over your employer?
In this newsletter, we will answer these questions and more. We will show you how to apply these tips on your current job and give you some examples and scenarios to illustrate them. We will also tell you what to do and what not to do when applying these tips and how to overcome any obstacles or difficulties that might arise.
How to Make a Good First Impression
Forging a strong and long-lasting relationship with your company, it is essential to make a good first impression. It is crucial to put these suggestions into practice in your current employment by carrying out the following:
Present yourself professionally and according to your vocation. For instance, you ought to dress in a suit, a tie, and a dress shirt if you operate in a formal or conservative atmosphere. Jeans, a t-shirt, and a jacket are appropriate office attire if you work in a relaxed or creative atmosphere. However, you should never put on something that is excessively sloppy, bright, or exposing.
Be on time and organized for your appointments, assignments, and due dates. For instance, if your employer is waiting for you at 10 a.m. for a meeting, you should get there at least 10 minutes early and prepared with all the required paperwork, supplies, and tools. If a project or deadline is due at 5 o'clock, you should finish it at least an hour beforehand and review it for flaws or problems.
Display excitement for your work, your boss, and the company. For instance, if you are working on a project, you should share your thoughts, observations, and advancement with your employer to demonstrate your enthusiasm and love for it. If you have a query or remark regarding your job, your boss, or the company, you should address it politely and constructively with your employer.
How to Communicate Effectively
Any effective relationship, especially one with your boss, depends on open communication. It is crucial to put these suggestions into practice in your current employment by carrying out the following:
Pay close attention and pay active attention to what your boss says. You should nod, smile, and make eye contact with your employer while they are giving you directions, comments, or advise, for instance. Additionally, you have to ask them for clarification, summarize their important points, and paraphrase what they stated.
Request comments and advice from others on how to make your work and performance better. Ask your employer for their opinion, assessment, or advice, for instance, after you have finished a task or a project. Additionally, you want to express gratitude to them for their comments and advice and let them know how you intend to use it.
Thank your employer for their direction, encouragement, and recognition. For instance, you should express your gratitude to your employer truly and particularly if they assisted you with anything, complimented you on something, or gave you something in return. Tell them how much their advice, backing, or appreciation mean to you as well.
How to Demonstrate Your Value
What you contribute to the job as an employee adds value to you. It is crucial to put these suggestions into practice in your current employment by carrying out the following:
Show initiative and aggressively look for ways to contribute, educate yourself, and get better. For instance, you should take the initiative and present your employer with a solution, a recommendation, or a plan if you see a challenge that needs to be addressed, a talent gap that needs to be filled, or a knowledge gap. Additionally, you want to demonstrate your capacity for learning new things and honing your already acquired talents.
Produce top-notch work and go above and above deadlines, quality, and quantity requirements. For instance, you should provide more than what is necessary, better than what is anticipated, and faster than what was agreed upon if your assignment or project has a set amount, quality, or timeline. Before submitting your work, you should review it for any problems or errors and fix them.
Align your work with your employer's goals and vision while supporting them. For instance, you should comprehend and effectively express any goals or visions that your employer may have for the business, the team, or the project. Additionally, you have to explain how your work supports it by aligning it with it.
How to Handle Challenges and Conflicts
In any job, difficulties and disagreements are unavoidable. It is crucial to put these suggestions into practice in your current employment by carrying out the following:
When expressing your thoughts, worries, or differences, do it with decency and respect. For instance, you should speak out nicely and tactfully if you disagree with your boss, have a real problem, or dispute. Use logic, facts, and proof to back up your claims rather than making derogatory remarks about other people or yourself.
Work together and adaptably to come up with solutions that satisfy both sides. For instance, if you are having a quarrel or disagreement with your boss, you should strive to find a solution that benefits both parties. As well as being prepared to give and receive, adapt and change, and negotiate and work together.
Think about solutions and the advantages of the circumstance. For instance, if you are having a problem or issue with your company, you should strive to figure out how to resolve it, learn from it, or profit from it. Additionally, pay attention to the advantages, chances, and opportunities that the circumstance presents.
What Not to Say to Your Employer
It's possible for what you say to occasionally harm your working connection. In order to protect your employer, you should refrain from saying anything that would irritate, annoy, or discredit them. Examples of things not to say to your boss are provided below:
“That is inconceivable.” By making this claim, you are implying that you are incapable or unwilling to do a task that is expected of you. Instead of expressing this, say something like "That's challenging" or "That's ambitious" and explain why it is difficult but not impossible.
"That's not my job." This remark suggests that you are hesitant or disinterested in aiding in a situation that is not within your purview or obligation. Say something like "That's not my area of expertise" or "That's not my priority" in place of this and provide some alternatives or recommendations.
"I don't work well with others." This claim suggests that you are averse to interacting with coworkers or clients. Instead of expressing this, you should say something like "I prefer working independently" or "I work well with certain people" and describe how you can effectively interact with others.
“I’m only here until I find something better.” This statement implies that you are disloyal or dissatisfied with your current job or employer. Instead of saying this, you should say something like “I’m happy here but I’m always open to new opportunities” or “I’m grateful for this job but I have some career goals” and explain how you can balance both.
“I could do your job.” This statement implies that you are arrogant or disrespectful of your employer’s authority or competence. Instead of saying this, you should say something like “I admire your job” or “I aspire to do a job like yours” and explain how you can learn from or support them.
We hope you enjoyed this newsletter and learned something useful from it. Remember, applying these tips on your current job is not a one-time thing, but a continuous process that requires your effort, communication, and respect. By following these tips and strategies, you can win over your employer and get them to like you.
Thank you for reading and stay tuned for our next newsletter. 😊