Get the Attention You Deserve Without Boasting (Lifehacker)

Career success doesn’t just come from working hard; it also involves others’ recognition of what you are doing well, which can translate into a promotion or a highly complimentary letter of recommendation. But how can you ensure that others recognize your accomplishments without sounding obnoxious?

Lifehacker suggests you start by creating a career journal to keep track of goals, milestones, daily accomplishments and larger projects. That way, it becomes easier to tell your boss how your contributions have affected the organization as a whole. Not surprisingly, another piece of advice is to volunteer to help where your expertise will count the most, letting your actions speak louder than words. Read more about their tips.

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