According the U.S Department of Labor, the unemployment rate in Los Angeles County currently stands at an incredibly high rate of 12.7percent. If you are fortunate enough to be employed right now and if you were recently hired it is important to establish yourself as a valuable asset to your office as soon as you step foot in the door. I know, it’s hard to come in with a strategy when you are still recovering from the excitement of hearing the magical words, “You’re hired!”
With so much career advice out there it can be hard to discern the true keys to success. The tips listed below will not help you perform your job but they will help you navigate the murky waters of office politics. While the rules vary among fields and sectors, there are some general, golden rules that can help those that are new and/or those that find themselves stuck in a career rut. Full disclosure: I have broken some of these rules at times. You can thank me later for helping you learn through my mistakes.
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