It takes more than consistent excellence in your current position to earn a promotion. That’s what we’ve learned through our Signature, Inc. career pursuits. We’ve also found that the following strategies are reliably effective when it comes to putting ourselves in positions to advance.
Being proactive is one key element in securing regular promotions. Rather than wait for a big project to come along, we volunteer for new responsibilities to show how serious we are about reaching higher levels in our careers.
It’s also a good idea to strategize how you can help your company achieve its long-term goals. We’ve discovered that presenting our thoughts on how we fit into Signature, Inc.’s bigger picture is an ideal way to get the attention of top decision makers within our firm. If you’re clear and concise with your intentions, this strategy will put you in position to advance.
Constant improvement is an essential part of career advancement. It’s also a core aspect of the Signature, Inc. culture, so we’re always looking for ways to improve our knowledge bases. If you commit to ongoing education, you’ll show your supervisors that you’re ready to tackle bigger challenges in your career.
These simple strategies are helping us get closer to our ultimate career aspirations.