Strategies to be an indispensable employee

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  • In today's workplace, computers and electronic communications are the norm rather than the exception. Computers, e-mail, electronic databases and on-line research play an important role in many businesses today. Technological advances have made electronic communication indispensable in today's workplace. According to recent reports, text messaging figures into L.A. train wreck probe. Investigators of last week’s L.A. train wreck that killed 25 people are looking into a report that an engineer blamed for missing a stop signal light may have been distracted by text messaging. Today, we will discuss the ever-increasing use of technology in the workplace, its potential for abuse and how employers can protect themselves.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.

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  • 1. Strategies to be anIndispensable Employee
  • 2. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeIntroduction• Good employees are seen as valuable assets and essential to their company and business.• An essential employee will have greater success achieving their career development aspirations; earning higher compensation, gaining new knowledge, skills and experience from exposure to new opportunities, increased status and being promoted into more rewarding roles.
  • 3. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeQuestion • But what can we be an indispensable employee at work? • How can we become a valuable asset for our company and business? • Where can we have the most impact? • What key relationships should we develop and with Who?
  • 4. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 01 – Building a positive brand image • Enhance your professional & personal brand image by improving your networking: – Allow yourself to connect with people higher up in your company without any concerns. – Speak to peer in other departments to help you to develop a wider knowledge of the organization.
  • 5. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 02 – Make your manager successful• The most important employee at work is your manager and your success is almost 100% tied to him.• This is why you need to make him incredibly successful if you want to move up and succeed.
  • 6. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 03 – Become an expert in your field• The best way to get visibility at work is to become “THE” expert in your field and your value will skyrocket.• If your expertise is required for your company to be successful, you will become indispensable at work.
  • 7. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 04 – Stay current • Learn how to use new and cutting-edge technologies into your workplace. • Once you learn these things, regularly introduce them into your work so that your new skills will be noticed.
  • 8. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 05 – Make sure you know your job • Make sure you know your job inside and out. • Skilled professionals make their tasks look easy because they have in-depth knowledge of their work.
  • 9. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 06 – Prove that you are reliable • A person who doesn’t show up for work is a burden to any employer and co- workers who have to do extra work in that person’s absence. • Remember that when your boss recommends someone for a promotion, he becomes liable for that recommendation.
  • 10. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 07 – Safeguard your reputation• Always protect your name.• The key to safeguard your reputation is listening to criticism and self- correcting.• Unfortunately, It takes years to build a name, reputation, and networks – and takes minutes to lose it all.
  • 11. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeStrategy 08 – Improve your communication skills • Concentrate on improving your communication skills inside your company. • Put yourself in the listener’s shoes and be aware of how they might react before speaking or sharing an information.
  • 12. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeOur References• We would like to thank the following writers for their expressive contribution for this presentation: – Anitra Reaves, Organizational Communication Strategist, Multicultural Development, Strategic Advisor http://www.diamondseshatconsult.com/mcod.php – Meghan Casserly, http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/12/19/ seven-ways-to-be-indispensable-at-work-in-2013/ – Frances Burks, http://www.ehow.com/how_4531882_make-yourself- indispensable-work.html – Nikki Hutchison http://littlepinkbook.com/resources/my- career/management/becoming-indispensable-at-work
  • 13. Strategies to be an Indispensable EmployeeOur Business Contacts Feel free to send us an e-mail. Our Website: www.licoreis.com Our E-mail: licoreis@licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com.br LinkedIn: Roberto de Paula Lico Júnior Skype: roberto.lico Twitter: @licoreis