You may think you're getting by just fine. Nobody's complained, right? But if you are always passed over for important projects or promotions, maybe it's time to take a look at yourself from your co-workers' point of view.
Here are 5 bad habits that people often fall into without even realizing it.
1. Being the last one in the room.
You're the one who's consistently a couple minutes late arriving at work in the morning, coming back from break, or getting to the staff meeting.
You think: What difference does five minutes make?
They think: I need someone I can rely on to be there as promised.
2. Being a distraction.
You interrupt people while they're working to share a great joke or the latest dirt about Supervisor X and Supply Guy Y. You play your music loud enough to be heard by your neighbors. You put your phone on speaker for every single conversation, dial tone and busy signal.
You think: I'm bringing some life into this place.
They think: This...