How To Actually Get Noticed At Work

Illustrated by Mallory Heyer.
By Natasha Burton 

Since career paths are anything but linear these days, the traditional model of putting your head down and simply doing your job won't be enough to help you stand out. After speaking with HR professionals, bosses, and career experts, we've gleaned top tips on how you can get noticed, put your best foot forward, and rise in the ranks. 
While not all of the following 11 tips will apply to your particular job or industry, all of them should at the very least inspire you to discover new ways to shine.