How to get promoted

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I just had a question from a gentleman who got a job offer and would like some guidance on how to position himself for a
promotion to a specific position of interest in his company. I wish more workers were thinking along this line - it would open up a lot more jobs for those looking for work!

Here are a few quick tips I provided him to make sure he is in competition for the position of his dreams:

  • Research the job for which you would like to apply or strive toward 
  • Get a detailed job description 
  • Schedule an informational interview with someone doing this job to find out more how to prepare 
  • Research any training programs and interview other attendees or read reviews 
  • Evaluate what you need to compete for the job(s) Plan out what you need to do to achieve these skills, qualifications or abilities 
  • Map out time frames to complete the small goals 
  •  Actually write down all of these goals and review weekly or monthly to see where you are in working toward your goals! 
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