What to do when someone takes credit for your work


You’ve come up with a winning idea for your company and the accolades are pouring in — to everyone but you.

What do you do?
There’s a fine line between looking like you’re not a team player and getting the recognition you deserve.

“We are in a time in business when there is so much focus on collaboration and teamwork … but we also live in a culture where you have to show your stuff,” said Lindsey Pollak, author of “The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multigenerational Workplace.”

Getting credit for your work is an important part of establishing your worth and climbing the career ladder, but constantly seeking out recognition can backfire and end up making you look like a credit hog.
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