Category Archives: Promotions

How to Manage Your Supervisor to Enhance Your Career Prospects

If your manager, supervisor, or boss likes the way you perform, he or she has the power to recommend you for promotions and to reward you with bonuses or pay increases. On the other hand, they can pass you by, … Continue reading

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Speak to Success

I will be speaking in September to a group of fellow résumé writers, and as I prepare I have been thinking about my own clients. So many are experts in their field! Yet they are reluctant to see themselves as … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Promoted! Make Sure It’s Not for the Last Time.

It’s the news you’ve been hoping for. You worked hard, took on more responsibility, and communicated well in the interview. Now you’ve been promoted! Take a moment to savor your success, and enjoy your new salary and title. Then, be … Continue reading

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Find Career Mentors – Today!

When thinking of the word “mentor” most of us picture a one-on-one relationship. Usually, many of us see this person as guiding us throughout our careers, giving us advice, and meeting with us regularly. While all that can – and … Continue reading

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Want To Move? Build Your Association Network In A New Location

As a follow-up to my last post becoming a member of associations can help you make a geographic move. If you’re targeting employers in an area in which you have no network, cultivating a base of local contacts can make … Continue reading

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Are You “Penny Wise and Pound Foolish” When it Comes to Your Career?

This maxim really applied to me a few months ago. To save a dollar or two, I bought the cheapest toothbrush in the store – and ended up paying hundreds of dollars after the rough bristles damaged my dental work. … Continue reading

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Set SUPER SHORT Term Goals

I’m a big proponent of short term goals. I cover how they specifically relate to getting a promotion in “I Want a Job in an Association – Now What???,” but they can apply to just about anything. Based on what … Continue reading

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