5 Tips to Help Getting A Promotion at Your Workplace

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Everyone love to progress in their career. Good promotion for the position of your dreams might be what you are looking for. So before you start looking for a new opportunity outside of your current company, you might need to evaluate how you can grow in your current company. Be that as it may, the promotion that will give you new opportunities to grow won’t come out of anywhere. You need to show you deserve it and show your boss that you can do it.

Here are 6 tips that will help you earn that job promotion as soon as possible.

  1. Impress Your Boss  

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It goes without saying that if you manage to impress your boss with good work then you stand a chance of getting the promotion that you want. Being at odds with your boss will derail your plans for growth. Learn about your boss. Find out what they like when it comes to their work style and try to impress them with an extra-mile job.

  1. Clearly Show the Desire for a Promotion

In your meetings with your superior, make it clear that you would like to receive a promotion. There are employees who are not interested in promotion and they come to work for the sake of working. Your superior has to know in which category you belong. It might not be “I want to be promoted, boss”. It could be through the way you work and approach your current position.

  1. Show that You Know What the New Position Requires.  

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To become a marketing manager from a marketing officer position entails something in terms of responsibility and team management. Do you know what the growth from your current position looks like? Only those who can show that they can manage a team or show their leadership skills can get ahead in the game. If you want to manage a team, read and understand what that means. Perhaps knowing Google Analytics is critical for your new role in marketing. So take a course and show your boss the certificate. Proactiveness is what will get you the promotion.

  1. Help Raise Other Team Members’ Performances

Teamwork is an important element for success in a company. However, to show that you are ready for the next step in your career, display skills related to improving the performance of those you work with. This will indicate that you have the leadership skills needed for the next step in your career ladder. This can be through motivation and coaching of those you work with. Be the person that they go to in case of problems.

5. Display Commitment and Pride for Your Work

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Your superior will absolutely love to see you take ownership and responsibility for your work as a reflection of your desire to grow in the company. This is also a reflection of your values and it shows that you take pride in doing a good job. You need more than competence and loyalty. You need to show that when given a chance to grow, you will be able to do the best job


Mustapha Mosha
Mustapha Ally is a Community Marketing Manager at Zoom Tanzania and BrighterMonday Tanzania. He loves digital marketing social media