Perception of Your Work Lingers Longer Than Actions

Perception of Your Work Lingers Longer Than Actions

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Anita Bruzzese / Gannett

If you think you’ll be recognized at work or garner a promotion just because you work hard, you need to get a clue.

While you may believe you’re a diligent worker and deserve to be rewarded, others may not perceive you the same way. And it’s others’ perception of you that will determine your success, says Joel A. Garfinkle, a career coach.

“Perception is important, because how people view you and how their minds get made up about who you are directly impacts your career,” he says. “Everyone gets to the point in their career where you can’t just expect to be noticed for what you do.”...

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