Career promotion is a result of aptitude, ambition and consistent effort over time. With smart preparation, the right attitude and a good support network, you will be in a strong position to take that next step.
Speak to your manager
Those who get results get ahead, so remind your boss of everything you do that adds real value. Discuss your ambitions with your manager to help them understand your goals so they can help you reach them. Show initiative by asking them how you can take on more responsibility within or outside your own team in order to broaden your experience.
Learn from a mentor
Being mentored is one of the best ways to get ahead in your career. Build a strong relationship with someone higher in the company that can help to open doors, spread the good word about you and act as a referee when you apply for a new opportunity or promotion. Draw on your mentor’s experience and gain valu