The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Q: I have a reputation in my office as a hard worker. The problem is whenever a more prestigious position opens up, I'm passed over. I think a big problem is; I like to keep to myself and do my work. I just do what I do. Other employees seem to stick out more! How can I get noticed so more opportunities become available to me?