Are you making the effort to manage up at work?
No? Not sure what that means?
We all have external and internal customers at work. Your external customers are, of course:
Your company’s actual customersVendorsPartnersGovernmentMedia
These are valuable relationships that require care and maintenance on your part to be successful at your job and represent your company well.
It’s the same with internal customers. These are the people within your company you need to maintain positive relationships with to be personally successful in your career, including:
Team members and peersColleagues in other departmentsHuman resources (HR)Managers
It’s the last group