Presence is the unique and distinctive impression that you carry with you and speaks volumes about your confidence, credibility and determines your ability to influence. Your presence stirs an emotional response in others. It is the energy you bring when you enter a room, and determines how people will respond, or not. We each have [...]
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If you can demonstrate how you can uniquely add value to the success of the department, business unit or company, you can be the exception to the rule that noone is indispensable. Here are eight strategies. Each taken alone can do a lot to improve your worth to a company. Incorporating them all into your career success plan will get you noticed and enhance your career advancement and satisfaction. Enroll supporters, develop a plan and be on your way to becoming one of the few who may be indispensable.
You are the key to your own career success. Your career plan should include opportunities to add value. Consider the these for strategies to get noticed keeping in mind what you do well, how you make a difference, the kinds of challenges and projects you can take on to demonstrate your strengths, skills and knowledge and which business units you’d like to be promoted to enhance your knowledge and gain a broader perspective.
You applied for a position at a company looking for an outstanding candidate to help them to advance their mission. You are rewarded with an offer, and accept, promising to share your skills and knowledge for money, for benefits or perhaps for a career. What ever you have decided to exchange them for will determine your career opportunities and your relationships. Because, the attitude you walk through the door with the first day and everyday will determine your rewards.
Most discussions on the topic of career advancement for women center on the disparity in executive, leadership and board positions. There is a cry for more women in top positions. There is no shortage of writings about the unfairness of women being overlooked by men, because they have not developed the relationships that will keep them in the eye-sight of decision-makers when promotions to top positions are available.
Yet, an honest solution to this problem, the binders full of women, is a problem.
Successful professionals understand the importance of perceptions and know how to influence the way others perceive them. They hone their communication skills to generate respect, credibility, and trust and to manage their professional reputations. They realize that their credibility not only determines their ability to lead and manage effectively, but also their likelihood of being [...]
Organizations will continue to reorganize to keep up with the rapid changes affecting business and the way work is done. It is the only way they can survive. New opportunities will be spotted by those who are open to seeing them and who welcome the future despite the environment of constant change, ambiguity, uncertainty, and unpredictability.
You’ve gotten the promotion you’ve always desired. You are on the path to be recognized as a successful leader, but great leadership does not come along automatically with the title you have just received. Far too often, talented individuals who do not have the skills to be successful leaders are promoted to leadership positions.
What is the one most obvious way for career advancement? Consistent, reliable and quality work. When you produce quality work, develop a career plan and keep yourself on track, you will find many opportunities to advance to the career position you want. However, promotions will not just fall into your lap. Instead, it requires planning [...]
Career paths are not always clear but during rapid change career advancement opportunities are everywhere. You must be the driver of your career advancement. Commit to always being a resource of value, involving others in your career advancement plan and skills development. Now is not the time to sit tight and hide to avoid being noticed. Now is the time to get in the driver’s seat, get noticed and get promoted.