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5 Tricks to Winning that Promotion
Insights From Mettl Company Insights

For promotion, it’s indispensable that you have a great performance and you’re exceptionally well at what you’re doing.

  • Demonstrate via Data:

A lot of work that you do might not be quantifiable, but try to get as much data from it as possible. You can talk about how you have helped move the numbers or improve the data for the organization through tables, pie charts, and graphical representations of an upward trajectory.

  • Don’t get Bogged Down by Challenges:

Never let go of risks and difficult challenges that can prove your worth. Try to take on as much work as possible which others are usually reluctant to take or might require extra efforts and time. That will help you come off as a person who is ready to take on any challenge.

  • Let your Work Make People do the Talking:

Usually, what happens is if you do your work relentlessly and to the best of your capabilities by understanding mistakes along the way and working on them, it speaks for you. People appreciate it and the word reaches out to your superiors without much of your efforts on speaking for yourself. Another aspect of it which runs parallel is if you help people in your team or cross-departmentally with some of their work which might be related to or not related to your KRA and may be on a small scale, it spreads a good word about you in the workplace.

  • Adept in Handling People Relations:

Through your effective people management skills, build a strong collaboration between team members by solving issues pertaining to miscommunication, lack of communication, or personal issues which might be hampering the work. Work on your abilities to lead a team which will show your leadership skills and capability to easily lead a team.

  • Show Enthusiasm for More Responsibility:

Show your readiness to take on additional responsibilities which come with your every day KRA. That will help you learn additional tools, systems, and processes which will be over and above your competencies which immediately becomes a reason for your promotion.

Topics: Career

Originally published January 11 2019,updated October 12 2019

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