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ASPECT'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS AT WORK


Quality Work -- On Time

Almost all work has standards for how well it must be done and how fast it must be done. In some cases perfection is required at all costs, and in others speed is most important.

Knowing what is expected at your workplace is essential to getting this balancing act right.

To ensure you are doing quality work:

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Follow instructions by listening, watching, questioning and practicing.

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Check results as you go and ask for feedback.

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Focus on the work - concentrate.

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Don't look for shortcuts until you are sure of what you are doing.

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If you make a mistake, learn how to correct it.

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When finished, check your results.

To ensure you are keeping up:

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Find out what pace is expected: how much?  how many? how fast? Develop a routine.

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Make sure you have all the tools or equipment that you need before you start.

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Work at a steady pace, avoiding distractions such as chatting, coffee breaks, daydreaming.

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When you finish one task check the results and then move on to the next. Keep going.