Advancement

About to ask for a raise? First, a test

October 31, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

You’re getting ready to do the confident walk into the boss’s office to explain why the time for an increase in pay is now. But before you do, document the four trips to that office you make in the weeks leading up to “the talk.”

Beware overapplying for jobs

August 1, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

Cheryl Hyatt of Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search recruits senior-administrative professionals. Here’s her advice on the job application process.
Looking for the company to pony up for your continued training? Here are the basics for making your case.

Ask for more responsibility

March 27, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

You feel strongly that you are ready to tackle more at work, but your supervisor hasn’t offered you more authority or challenging assignments. It’s time to take matters into your own hands and ask for more responsibility.

Sorting out a new job offer

February 7, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

So a new job offer is yours to consider! Before you make a decision based on emotional factors, make a point-by-point comparison of your new job with your old, to make sure that the change will be for the better.

Do you really want that goal?

February 7, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

Ask yourself a few questions before committing to an ambitious path.

Are you in a good position to advance?

January 3, 2019 Categorized in: Advancement

If a promotion becomes available, will you be the first person to come to mind? This quiz is designed to help you determine whether your attitude and actions will earn advancement.
If you’re looking for a new challenge or new role to get you excited about work again, Rebecca Cope at Grazia offers some things you can start doing now to get a promotion at work.
A surprising number of experienced executives make some bad moves. Here are the top five.
I know assistants already add value every day. And yet in today’s accelerated world, everyone needs to up their game. Thinking of yourself as an ambassador can set you apart and contribute tremendously to your organization’s success.
These days many young people see no need to wait their turn before moving up the ladder of success – and their refusal to patiently stand in line is the right idea, says Michelle A. Turman, author of Jumping the Queue: Achieving Great Things Before You’re Ready.
There are several important deal-breakers you need to focus on to make sure your résumé doesn’t end up in the discard pile on the HR manager’s desk.
We’ve all been there. That moment when you present your boss with the best idea ever and their response is not what you imagined. You can see your amazing idea crashing and burning right before your eyes, stamped out before it even got off the ground. At this juncture you must make an important decision.