Do you have someone at your office that always seem to get all the breaks?  There you are, busting your hump and they seem to continually get all the opportunities while you get passed up.  Maybe they're doing something you're not?

According to a recent LinkedIn survey, almost 70% of workers say the most important factor when it comes to being "lucky" in your career is having a strong worth ethic.

Here are some tips we found to help you get ahead -

#1.)  Network with Everyone. Not just people you meet through your job.  Talk to anyone you can, whenever you can.  Even if it's the person standing next to you in line for coffee.The more people you meet and connect with, the better your chances are of finding someone who can do something for your career.  They might not even work in the same industry as you do.  They might just know someone.

#2.)  Break Out of Your Routine. You won't be lucky in your career unless you give yourself a CHANCE to be lucky.  And if you have the exact same routine every day, your chances of meeting new people aren't very good.
When you think about it, it makes sense.  You won't find new opportunities if you don't put yourself out there.

#3.) Don't Be Shy About What You Want. You don't want to seem like you're just USING the person.  But if you speak up, your chances of getting what you want will skyrocket.

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