Advancement

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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.
Being successful in an interview means standing out. That’s the real task. Fielding and satisfying interview questions and then posing a few of your own is the minimum requirement, but it’s not enough to make you stand out. You’re not entirely ready for your interview until you can check these next four boxes as well.
Realizing they’re more about culture and relationships can help you understand those politics better and manage them to your advantage.
Whether your next performance review goes swimmingly or becomes a half hour of frustration, here are six phrases that will likely paint a more flattering picture of you.
Technology entrepreneur Daniel Gulati sat down with a group of professionals working in a variety of fields to discuss their greatest career regrets and found five major themes.

Are you on the right track at work?

January 5, 2018 Categorized in: Advancement

Sometimes it isn’t clear to us how exactly we’re doing at work. You might be uncertain whether you’re on the right path to a promotion or raise. Here are some ways to know you’re doing your job well.
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I interview people all the time. It comes with the job. Over the years I’ve learned to look at more than just credentials and what’s on a CV.
If you aren’t advancing as you’d like and it seems like your career is going nowhere, here are four possible reasons and solutions, offered by executive coach Joel Garfinkle, author of Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level.

Prove you’re ready for a promotion

September 14, 2017 Categorized in: Advancement

Getting promoted is tougher than it used to be, writes Anne Fisher. Researchers at leadership development and coaching firm PDI Ninth House set out to analyze exactly what leads to a successful upward move.
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