Promotion: Are you Ready
Are you ready for Promotion
While you might think your achievements speak for themselves, you’ll only help yourself by raising your profile. Use these tips to move your career forward:
Perhaps your manager just requested immediate help with an important initiative and nobody’s expressed a willingness to take charge. This is a great chance to demonstrate your leadership ability however be aware of how you may be percieved, lead from the front. Show and prove.This will secure a solid platform for your ideas.
Tackling tasks outside the bounds of your job description, especially during critical times, can earn you recognition from those who might otherwise overlook your day-to-day contributions.
Be willing to pitch your boldest solutions in brainstorming sessions. Remember that when times are tough, confident communicators, smart risk-takers and innovative thinkers are in demand.
Carefully let people know how you are doing by periodically apprising your boss of your successes. Add muscle to your status updates by quantifying your contributions, linking your efforts to the positive impact they’ve had on the bottom line.
Put simply, a strong work ethic will always be vital to advancement, but you’ll never achieve your full potential unless others are aware of your expertise and accomplishments.