Summary: Not everyone knows what it takes to be a superstar employee. If you follow the tips in this post, you should have no trouble proving you are a superstar worker.
If you are not happy with where your career is headed, why not make a change? That change can include turning yourself into a superstar employee at the office. This is not an easy thing to do, but it can be done correctly. There are plenty of ways to prove that you are a superstar employee, but we have the most important ones in this post when it comes to establishing your presence at the office.
Show Your Personal Side
The first thing you can do is show a little bit of your personal side. When we say a little bit, we cannot stress it enough. Do not bring your personal problems to the office each day, but definitely let others know what your personal interests are outside of the office. Never let these interests prevent you from succeeding on the job though.
Have a Purpose When Arriving Early or Staying Late
Every company has a couple of employees who arrive early or stay late each day. But, do they actually have a purpose for those extra hours? If you want to be a superstar at work, make sure you have a purpose when you stay late. Do not just be the person who locks the doors at night. Do some work on a difficult project that others are struggling with or prepare a presentation for later in the week to take some stress away from co-workers.
Create and Excel at Your Own Project
Employees are expected to excel at projects assigned to them by the company. But, if you can create your own project and excel at it, you will prove to everyone at the company that you are a superstar employee.
Master a Skill
The most successful employees are able to master a specific skill that gets them noticed at the office. This can include you helping struggling co-workers get back on track, personally meeting with customers/clients, or always follow-up after a meeting. When you master a specific skill, you will become invaluable at work and be known as a superstar.
Always Look at the Big Picture
Do your best to look at the big picture as much as possible. When you stop getting caught in the details of your daily work, and look at your goals, you will perform superstar work. Keep your goals in mind and how they fit-in with the goals of the company.
Another tip for workers to become superstars is to listen intently. The more you listen to your co-workers and supervisors, the more likely it is that you will not make mistakes on the job.How to Prove You are a Superstar Employee by Jim Vassallo