Nothing can flap even the most unflustered professional like being asked a question to which they don’t know the answer. There are times when you don’t know about something but you can’t completely say ‘no’ to it because simply refusing to get it done can make you look bad and it becomes difficult for you to change their perception about you, especially when you are new at workplace and you are trying to build an image of yourself.
What should you do when you face yourself in a similar situation?
What should you do when you face yourself in a similar situation? If your manager has asked you to complete a certain task that isn’t part of your work profile, you can buy some time for it and say that you are not expertise for it but you will try completing it and the person will definitely understand that you are not hired for the particular work. Completing denying doing the task just because you are not hired for will create a negative image about you.
Remember every word you say holds a significant value. Even if you are refusing to do certain work you should know the ways to do it. Now, what should you do when you don’t know something that is related to your field?
You cannot take risk of saying ‘I don’t know how to do it’. Saying it is a completely No. Instead of saying ‘ I don’t’ know’, say I will do it at that moment and later on you can take help of someone, who probably knows how to do certain work. However, don’t overstate things just because you want to build a good image of yourself
What you say and how you say probably makes a lot of difference especially when you are assigned some work at the workplace. Thus, never use these phrases at workplaces at they have the ability to make you look evil.
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