The Cheeky Monkey Media Blog

A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

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Want to become a successful web professional? There are a few things you need to do, monkeys! Becoming successful in this field is not for the faint-hearted. Here are some things to keep in mind…

Know Your Company and Accept their Culture.

All web companies are different and they each have their own policies and culture that makes them unique. One way to do this is to get involved as much as you possibly can! How can you contribute? You have unique ways to contribute to your company. Also, make sure that you know what your company stands for and accept its culture.

Respect Your Clients.

Of course, clients will get on your nerves from time to time, but you must try to work with them as much as possible. After all, you need them! Does this mean this is the client is always right and you should do whatever they wish, always? No, that is not what I am saying at all. Don’t take abuse from clients, but do what you can to work with them.

Ask Good Questions And Grow.

If you are new to this field, you will have questions. Don’t be afraid to ask them! You must gain knowledge one way or another and asking questions and watching how others perform their jobs is the best way to learn.

Balance Your Professional and Personal Time.

The key word here is “balance.” Don’t try to be a superhero by working every waking minute. On the other hand, since a career like this is not a simple 9 to 5 job, you may be working odd hours. The key is to find what works for you and go with it!

And there you have it, monkeys. These are great tips for those of you who want to break into a successful web professional career. My only question is: what can you add?