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How to Advance Your Career

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How to Advance Your Career

Advance your career by using leverage, one of the most powerful tools in your toolkit. In this post, we’ll share five ways this tool can help you reach BIGG success faster.

Leverage is the entrepreneur’s friend. It can help you do more with less.

And you can use it, even if you never plan to own a business.

Most people think of leverage with money, but that’s just part of it. We’re going to share things they don’t teach you in school.

Here are five ways to use leverage to advance your career:
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Use Social Media for Career Growth

Social Media for Career Growth: Do’s and Don’ts

Use Social Media for Career Growth

Hear George & Mary-Lynn share the list of do’s and don’ts for social media and your career on The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Click PLAY.

Social media is a powerful tool for helping you with career growth if you don’t get in the way. A recent survey by Jobvite found 93 percent of recruiters check out social media profiles of prospects before making an offer. There are some do’s and don’ts to follow to ensure you’ll get that job opportunity.

Social Media for Career Growth Don’ts

We’ve seen some things in our Facebook news streams lately from some of our connections that are major no-no’s.

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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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