|Working as a team.|
Be flexible in your department functions. Make your boss feel that you are dependable to fill in other functions in case of absence. Take time to learn other facets of the department to assist them when needed.
Have a good sound judgement and be able to make decisions. There are situations that needs immediate action in case your boss is not around. Decide on the situation and do your best to solve it at your own level. If you can solve it yourself, the better. Your boss will know that you are capable of greater responsibility in the future, and you can be a candidate for promotion.
Be sure your boss knows what your are accomplishing. A good communication and periodic reports with your boss are necessary to establish a general view of your work and progress.
Get along well with your fellow workers. It is not enough that you work is excellent, remember that you also need to become a team player in the group. You are in an organization that you need to work and deal with others.