I’m sure you’ve seen the articles on things you can do — independently — to bolster your career prospects. You can take steps to get more face time with your boss, you can volunteer to take ownership over projects and you can develop other talents on the side.
But the thing is: Advancements aren’t all you, you, you. In other words, I’m sure several of the job descriptions you’ve seen call for a “team player,” and in job interviews, you you may have been asked to describe how you work with others.
So even if you nail your solo tasks, you still have to be able to work with a group.
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“Team player” is more than an interview buzzword — supporting your colleagues can also advance your career.