Author Archives: Larry Stevenson

Get a Promotion 8: Fit In the Organization—Find a Mentor

This continue our series on actions that can help you get a promotion within the company The first step to getting a promotion is doing the job management wants done—and more. The second step involves fitting into the work team … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 7: Chart Your Performance & Goals

This continues our series exploring actions that help you get a promotion on your job Improving performance and reporting it to management helps you get the promotions you desire. You monitor your progress more effectively if you make a chart … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 6: How to Improve Your Performance

This continues our series about actions that may help you get a promotion at work When you begin to exceed the company’s expectations, you move toward a promotion. You must decide what you wish to improve: your productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 5: What to Improve in Your Performance

This continues our series describing actions that can get you a promotion at work We’ve described how to get a promotion you must 1) discover exactly what they want you to do—and more, 2) identify the metrics you or they … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 4: Establish the Value of Your Contribution

This continues our series on actions that can help you get a promotion You will earn better promotions the more you establish your value to the company. We already discussed that companies promote people who prove they: 1) can do … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 3: Identify How They Measure Results

This continues our series on actions that can help you get a promotion You need to know how management measures your success to successfully complete the job they want you to do, . You cannot graph your progress to expectations … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 2: Do the Job They Want Done—& More

This continues our series on actions that will help you get a promotion You need to impress management for them to want to promote you. Sometimes, they may want to move you out of a job if you cannot do … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 1: Overview

This begins a new series on getting a promotion from your current job to a better job As the economy improves people who took lower paying jobs, now look to increase their income. Some will look for new jobs in … Continue reading

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Problems at Work 12: How Guerilla Tactics Can Backfire

We present another problem at work that can lose your job or stall your career Christianity, Buddhism, and many other religions share a version of the golden rule: “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you.” … Continue reading

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Problems at Work 11: Saying or Writing Too Much

We share another problem at work that could lose your job or stall your career Saying or writing too much raises concerns with supervisors. It occupies too much of their time listening to or reading your communications. Co-workers, managers, and … Continue reading

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