How To Impress Your Boss Without Sucking Up

How To Impress Your Boss Without Sucking UpLearning to impress your boss is a good way to improve your career. Doing that, without sucking up or being obvious, is an even better way to improve your career!

Everyone can spot someone who sucks up to their boss. It stands out like a sore thumb. They compliment them all the time, talk to them a lot about work and personal things in a manner that makes them seem like they’re only doing it to get noticed, as well as many other things that make them seem like they’re sucking up to them.

The key to impressing your boss is to be able to do it without sucking up. I’ve listed eleven tips that will help you to impress your boss without sucking up! That’s right, eleven!

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How to Handle Difficult Users

AngerMany areas of information technology deal with users of a system one way or another. If you’re in a support role, it may be through a help desk where they call and report problems. If you’re a business analyst, you may be dealing with stakeholders that want a new system to do a certain thing. Not everyone you come across will be friendly – you’ll get some people who are hard to deal with and are quite angry. I’ve come up with a few tips on how to deal with these people.

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How to Report a Mistake to Your Boss

callMaking mistakes – it’s a fact of life. Without mistakes or failure, there is no success. If you’ve never made a mistake, there’s a good chance you’re lying.  It’s ok, everyone makes mistakes. I’ve made some in my time in the IT industry. The important thing is how to deal with them when you realise they have happened.

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