Not everyone wants to rise up the ladder, but for those who do, read on!
More money, power, and visibility! Woohoo! Earning that promotion is a great feeling. It is a prize for all the good and hard work you do- you’ve earned it! With a promotion comes a new set of skills to master and new expectations. Have a sit down with your new manager and be sure you are both on the same page. You can read this post for more help on starting your job on the right foot!
A promotion often comes with more stress and work! Are you ready to deal with those? Stress is caused by many things and often makes you act irrationally. You might be able to pick up some tips in this post time management.
You may have to manage your co-workers. You may get caught up in corporate politics. Good or great leaders share similar traits which you can read about here. I might suggest you learn to increase your Emotional Intelligence too! Without strong self-leadership your chances of survival in your new role are… well, in a word, ugly!
You can find more tips and advice on getting promoted in my post on US News & World Report today.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.