The secrets to making a career ? To reveal them is a study of the University of Washington. A real recipe for success in work, published in the business magazine Harvard Business Review. And those who turn up their noses thinking this is just theoretical speculations may be forced to change his mind: to discover the keys to getting the most professional level was reached not only through a meticulous analysis result of research, but also doing surveys at the most important companies in the United States.

The most valued workers and making more career? Those punctual , and those who respect hierarchies and rules . Forget about the promotion that you would like so much if you’re constantly late: the manager Americans do not have doubts, precision and discipline inspire the confidence, and should be kept consistent over time to assure us that we dream of business success. Therefore, synchronized clock, an alarm clock in more episodes if you labor to get up in the morning, take the tram before if that makes you usually get in the company always on the cutting edge and sometimes over: punctuality should be in first place.


To put the notice, however, that attitudes denote an excess of zeal or of leadership, to which employers show quite a few suspects. And forget flexitime. Without slipping, however, in a passive attitude in the office. According to the recipe for success that emerges from the study at the University of Washington, though understandable in the first approach to a new job, be a little proactive is obviously interpreted as a sign of reluctance to emerge in the work.

Show better placed in the employment context, with its own rules and roles that point too about themselves. In short, the job does not work the combination of genius and recklessness, if anything, to be relegated to the football games with friends: punctuality, discipline and precision are the first rules to follow if you want to make a good impression on your boss and make a career. The stereotype of the employee accomplished seems anything but a stereotype.