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Your Next Role by Niamh O'Keeffe

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9

Proactivity: put yourself forward for the role

1 When and how to ask for promotion

Being proactive is essential if you want to get promoted. The organisation is unlikely to promote someone who doesn’t have the self-confidence to put themselves forward for promotion. Dropping hints won’t cut it. You need to come right out and ask for the promotion.

When and how to ask for promotion

  • If you don’t ask for promotion, don’t expect to get it
  • The importance of timing
  • Don’t wait for a vacancy to come up
  • Don’t fall down at the first hurdle

IF YOU DON’T ASK FOR PROMOTION, DON’T EXPECT TO GET IT

Of course most people would ...

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