Do you make sure you get brownie points?

Last updated by Brady Stroud [SSW] 4 months ago.See history

People are not mind-readers (unless they are telepathic!), so when you get good feedback from a client, make sure you get the recognition for it. There is nothing wrong with getting brownie points for the work you have done and making sure the boss at the client site and your manager know about it.

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Figure: Brownie points

Figure: Developers, when you get good feedback from anyone at the client's company, forward their comments onto the boss at the client's company and CC your manager

It’s not good enough just to do good work. You’ve gotta do good work and be visible.

Assuming you are an awesome worker, there are a whole bunch of smaller ways of getting brownie points and they are all around good communication:

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