11 Tips to Get a Promotion, Straight From the Mouths of Bosses


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    • TeachersPet09

      I am in that difficult stage of my career where, if I don’t get a raise or some recognition soon, I know that I need to leave my current job and find and environment that appreciates me more. This article really helped me create a plan of attack in my head for how I am going to get the raise I know I deserve. Libby Kane, whoever you are: God Bless You!

    • Great comments and very appropriate in any type of company/job.

    • Sharon

      I work for a litigation attorney who is handles numerous clients, I am his assistant and office manager, maintain his two office properties, dealing with several tenants, most who are attorney’s. It does not matter how demanding your job is, the advice in this article, is exactly how I’ve managed to plow through the last two years, with consistent raises. I’d add  ”loyalty” if your boss has any doubt, you are not loyal, then you are burning your reputation fast.  Integrity, holds you in high regard as well, without it, you’ll sink fast. Lastly, never take anything personally.

    • Crashq

      “Tell me I’m wrong” makws the list, really. How about paraphrasing it to “Tell me you want to move up the layoff list. In all of the companies that I have worked for, the farther u you go, the less likely that the bosses want to hear that you disagree with them, Even if they do not say anything, chances are that you have just harmed your advancement chances. The majority of bosses want to hear how right they are.