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Dos and Don'ts for Building a Good Relationship


  • Demonstrate competence
  • Show discretion
  • Treat others with respect
  • Listen to management and peers
  • Get noticed for the right reasons
  • Find a mentor
  • Be careful with e-mail and voice mail
  • Ask for feedback
  • Volunteer for company events
  • Show you are a team player
  • Maintain high visibility


  • Avoid extra assignments
  • Hide in your office
  • Ignore how you are perceived
  • Deliver angry messages via e-mail or voice mail
  • Gossip or talk about others
  • Brag about your accomplishments
  • Assume you know all the answers