Regular communication will help prevent your co-workers and supervisors from questioning your value and productivity as a staff member. Everyone will need reassurance that you're still part of the team. A lack of communication can result in confusion and anxiety - or even mistrust and suspicion - whereas clear and constant communication can offer a world of reassurance.
- Communicate with supervisors and co-workers about how you intend to hold up your end of things.
- Initiate regular meetings with supervisors - and colleagues, if appropriate - to review expectations and productivity.
- Inform supervisors and co-workers if there is any change in your condition or treatment that will affect your performance.
- If you need help, ask. It doesn't convey weakness - it shows you're invested in ensuring the best outcome for any given project.