Check Your Behavior and Performance

In addition to professional communication, you must be aware of how both your behavior in the workplace and your job performance impact your credibility with colleagues, direct reports, and managers. Be sure you are performing your job at the highest quality at all times, and that you are meeting expectations as tasks are assigned.

Your colleagues and supervisors want to see that you have good judgment, can build good relationships with colleagues, that you are ready to learn, and that you respect the expertise of senior employees. The organization is looking at your attitude as a new employee. Keep the following performance and behavior concepts in mind to ensure a successful and healthy work environment:

  • Be truthful to yourself.
  • Build your credibility.
  • Maintain authenticity.
  • Respect your colleagues.
  • Perform with the highest quality.
  • Show that you add value to your employer.

On the next page, you can reflect on your feelings about workplace image.