Many people reach a point in their careers when they decide they’d like more responsibility. Becoming a manager can be an excellent way for professionals to advance their career development and even earn more money. Find out five steps to take on your path to becoming a manager.
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Those cheerleaders, class presidents and smiling sports stars were so popular in high school, and they’re more successful in their careers, too. They earn more than the rest of us even 35 years after high school is over, according to new research from the National Bureau of Economic Affairs. So, what does this mean for your career and what can you learn from what those popular kids did in high school to boost your career and your earning potential? Consider these tips.
Starting a new job comes with a multitude of emotions, some good and some bad. Fortunately, the wonders of organization come to the rescue, yet again, as the transition is eased through the 30/60/90-day plan.
Swear off swearing if you want your career to soar. That’s the message from a new survey of workers and managers, which shows more than half of managers would be less likely to promote someone who curses on the job. Almost two-thirds of employers said they think less of a staffer who sounds off with off-color words. So what can you do to cut down on the cursing? Consider these 5 tips.
July is one of the top three months for professionals to get a promotion within their company, along with January and June. There could be a variety of factors that make employers more prone to promote during these months, but it’s never the wrong time to ask your boss for a promotion if you think you truly deserve it. Check out these tips to help you get the promotion you deserve.
Small businesses may have fewer wrings on the career ladder, but that doesn’t mean you can’t move up.
Sure, if it’s a two person shop or family-run one, chances are you’ll never become the head honcho. Still you can have a rewarding and vertical career in a small business if you play your cards right.
Spring break seems like a great time to savor life and sunshine and the joy of no school or work commitments. But those who want an internship or a new job soon may want to keep the momentum and opportunities swimming along, even during their vacation. That doesn’t mean skipping the R&R, road trip or just time away from your normal daily routines. Instead, mix it up on spring break – with beach time, bar time and career time.
If you’re sitting there chatting with nine of your colleagues, are you one of the seven “actively disengaged”? That’s fancy Gallup survey results talk for “I friggin’ hate my job.”
You’re thinking, well, if I work hard, keep my head down and just produce I will advance in my career and have plenty of internal and external opportunities….maybe. There are a few other things you can do that will help, and no, not talking about the value of back stabbing office politics to get ahead, in fact just the opposite.