Original article can be found at US News and World Report
Tip 4: Be eager to please. What rock star could afford to ignore what his fans want? You can’t either. “People who remain flexible with job functions and projects get noticed from superiors,” says Dana Marlowe, president of the consulting firm Accessibility Partners, LLC. “Those that are helpful and eager to please support their peers and superiors are also more quickly recognized for a promotion.”
Be proactive in anticipating what needs there are in your office. Is a co-worker overwhelmed? Offer to help. Take on extra projects to show you’re a team player.