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25 Things to Do to Move Up in Your Career

By Bigg Success Staff
05-15-08

Career Builders

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Here’s a starter’s list of things that will help insure that you advance within your organization.

Standing out
#1 – Take on projects. They build your resume.

#2 – Do something spectacular thirty days or less before your next review.

#3 – Look for solutions, not problems.

#4 – Become a resource for the people with whom you work.

#5 – Do the things no one else wants to do.


Getting promoted

#6 – Look to people in senior positions as models for your career path.

#7 – Constantly be on the lookout for your next opportunity.

#8 – Set your own timetable for your next promotion.

#9 – Help your boss get promoted. That opens up the position for you.

#10 – Develop relationships across the company.


Personal traits

#11 – Be likeable.

#12 – To get respect, show respect.

#13 – Laugh at yourself.

#14 – Develop a service mentality. Serve yourself by serving others.

#15 – Laugh at yourself. Master the art of self-deprecating humor.


Co-workers

#16 – Tell your co-workers when they do something extraordinary.

#17 – See the good in your boss and your company.

#18 – Associate with co-workers who are positive.

#19 – Don’t be a know-it-all.

#20 – Don’t gossip about your co-workers.


Work ethic

#21 – Love your job or do something about it.

#22 – Be a leader, even if you don’t have a leadership position. Lead by example.

#23 – Don’t be a “prima donna” … roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done.

#24 – Make commitments and stick to them.

#25 – Get to work 15 minutes early. Stay 15 minutes late.

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