Your boss may never make you the mayor of marketing, but be sure to keep him apprised of your progress on key projects anyway. Don’t delve into minutiae, but it never hurts to let key office personnel know where you are in current tasks. Similarly, a regular email update to team members will make mix-ups and missed deadlines less likely.
No, we can’t promise you any free appetizers or ticket discounts, but absence does not make the heart grow fonder. Routine dialogue and regular communication does.