By Amanda Smyth Connor
That “Mike O’Mary” and his *expletive* blog posts. Well Mike, hats off to you. You scooped me.
I had an amazingly well mapped-out plan of action regarding ways in which “one can get ahead in the office.” I even had some snarky yet optimistic ideas for freelancers in the office place, yet you’ve addressed many of these this topics splendidly well in your blog post, “How to Get Ahead in the Office.”
Thanks, Mike. I’m going to give you a sarcastic slow clap. “Clap. Clap. Clap.”
Actually, I’m glad we are addressing this topic. (And thank you, Mike, for bringing this up.) It’s easy to overlook how many freelance writers and editors do have desk jobs and are looking for ways in which they can get noticed and get ahead in the work place.
Tip #1 – Be an opportunist. Always be looking for that next chance to stand out in the office place, whether you agree to take on a big project or you simply agree to watch the boss’ dog while s/he is out of town, any chance to stand out and be seen is a good chance. Grab it. Otherwise, the old adage “out of sight, out of mind” applies. Don’t let yourself be a silent worker. Continue reading Getting Ahead in the Officepla…wait a tick