Here’s our list of the 15 best tips for how to excel in your job at work.

  1. Learn how to perform your job well. …
  2. Work hard. …
  3. Act professionally. …
  4. Express positive attitude. …
  5. Take initiative. …
  6. Be a good team player. …
  7. Know your boss. …
  8. Understand your employer. …
  9. Take (constructive) criticism gracefully. …
  10. Cultivate relationships. …
  11. Take opportunities to learn new skills, jobs. …
  12. Be part of the solution. …
  13. Avoid gossip. …
  14. Volunteer for new projects. …
  15. Mentor new employees and younger workers.

 

Final Thoughts on Excelling at work

 

For most of us, it’s important to strive to be the best worker we can be – to excel at our jobs.  

It’s not necessarily about impressing the bosses and obtaining a promotion (though you may desire

that down the road) – It’s more about having a sense of accomplishment for a job well done.  Finally, 

remember that when you are the person that’s new to the job – or learning a new task – it’s always better

to ask questions (even repeating the same ones until you fully understand the answer) than to proceed 

blindly and stumble so badly that you have no chance of recovering.  While there is no such thing as job 

security anymore, following the tips in this article should help you become an indispensable member of the

organization’s team.