When your coworker does great work, tell their manager

In this web content, the author discusses the importance of supporting colleagues from underrepresented groups at work by informing their managers about their exceptional work. The author emphasizes the need to ask for permission before providing positive feedback to make sure it aligns with the person’s goals and level of expertise. They highlight the significance of highlighting underrecognized work, especially by individuals from marginalized groups, as it can impact promotion opportunities. The author suggests being specific about the person’s accomplishments and explaining the impact of their work. They also mention the option of giving public recognition and utilizing feedback systems like peer bonuses. The author concludes by encouraging everyone to help lift their coworkers up and offers additional resources for support.


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