If you work a full-time job, chances are you’re at work with the same group of people for 40 hours (or more) a week. Whether you work in a small or large office, you’ll be seeing your co-workers and employers more than most of the other people in your life. If you’re spending that much time around people in a professional setting, shouldn’t your reputation matter? Having good relationships with your boss and co-workers is important while at work. It can help you move forward in your career while also making the office a better place for everyone. Here are 20 tips that you should follow to boost your reputation at work.
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While appearances may not always be the most important thing, in an office setting, they’re hard to ignore. Wearing the appropriate clothing at work shows that you’re mentally present and that you’re willing to take the extra time to get ready before going into the office.
Someone that showered and is wearing suitable clothing undoubtedly looks better than someone that threw on a pair of sweatpants and flip-flops on their way out of the door. If you are regularly wearing clothes that don’t fit your company’s culture, you’ll come off as careless about your appearance or the effort of your co-workers.