Your hard work should be enough to put you or your business on a track for advancement and higher compensation. However, everyone needs a boost from time to time. This has never been more true than in today’s dynamic and cluttered world of the Internet. I’m sure that you have seen fancy wall plaques of achievement in lawyer’s offices and you can read about top executives getting ahead in the local newspaper.
Here are 5 ways for you to get recognized for your hard work and, more importantly, how you can use that recognition to help advance your businesses or careers.
1. Identify Your Strengths
The first thing you need to do is to figure out what aspect of your worklife is worthy of recognition. This could include anything from a specific award, or commendation, received at work, to being honored for length of service in a career. In other words, the key is determine what sets you apart from your peers and/or competitors. The more specific the achievement, the easier it will be to make it work to your advantage as you market yourself.