Promotion is an advancement of an employee's position in an organizational hierarchy and/or increase of salary, as a result of employee's good performance or specific accomplishment

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Re-negotiating a raise after informally accepting

Here's some background: I'm currently a junior developer at my company. I started as an intern and was promoted during a time in which the company lost two senior developers unexpectedly. When I was ...
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Can I refuse a promotion without penalty? [duplicate]

This is my first question ever on here so bear with me if it's not 100% correct... I'm in a position at work where I may be offered a promotion in the next few weeks. If I take it my workload will ...
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How not to get sucked into a game of 3 managers?

I got into a tricky situation at the office. First, let me explain the people's chain: Me -> Manager A (my direct almost-ex-boss) -> Manager B (my manager's manager) -> Manager C (boss of the other ...
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Stay with current job or leave for better paying job? [closed]

Good morning! I'm computer science graduate and I would like to ask for your inputs regarding my current predicament. I used to be a software engineer in an IT company. I was a functional support of ...
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Leaving a job shortly after a promotion? [duplicate]

I have been working at my company for three years, and in that time they have been great to me. I have received two promotions, one of which really helped me figure out what I want to do with myself ...
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How to catch up with people my age in terms of career?

I have been to multiple universities (took a long time to graduate), now people my age are ahead of me, they are at least team leaders. I have only two years of experience (I have experience before ...
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I was given a raise, but paid less per hour worked [duplicate]

I work in a retail environment, and was recently promoted to management. Before the raise, I was making $8.75/hr, working a maximum of 40 hours per week. After the raise, I am salaried at $24000 per ...
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Boss yelling at me after asking about seeking a promotion in the future. How to handle this? [closed]

I need to use a throwaway since my main SO account is known, so I apologize in advance. This is in the USA if that matters. On Friday, a manager above my current supervisor scheduled a one-on-one ...
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Advantages/disadvantages to a secondment [closed]

My manager is retiring soon, leaving the management of my team up in the air. Initially, I was pegged to take over his role by upper management, and was groomed to do so, increasingly taking on more ...
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Job duties far exceeding official title

I'm in a bit of a pickle. I was recently promoted to a position as a Draft Technician. After about six months of doing excellent design work, I've been transitioning into a database development ...
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How to get a raise or a promotion in this situation? [closed]

Now, I know what you'd be thinking. "You just can't get someone to do something, you know?" Well, I have something of a head start here. You see, I am a translator. The only in-house translator for ...
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Promised a higher position [closed]

I was promised orally numerous times that I would receive the Senior Vice President position at my company by my immediate supervisor. The CEO passed away unexpectedly and my immediate supervisor ...
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Offered a new position within my company weeks ago, yet I have not officially received it and am expected to perform my new duties

I have been progrmaming at my company for ~8 months now, and have been in a position unfit for the work I've been performing (Team Lead, in a callcenter). I was approached by the site director and the ...
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What are effective methods to push back on salary for a promotion to an exempt position when you have some leverage? [duplicate]

I've been working in my current job for 7 months now, as a call center employee. My title has been "Team Lead". I've spent the majority of that time designing, deploying, and maintaining reports, ...
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How can I sell a willing demotion to my management?

Two years ago I received a promotion. Since then, I have paid off my mortgage and feel I have my finances in order. Therefore, I no longer wish to work a position with the same level of stress as my ...
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Is an employer allowed to deny a job to someone who withholds work history?

My relative is currently a temporary employee at a community library. Having demonstrated good performance and fit over 6 months, she was recently encouraged to apply to an internal posting for a ...
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Signed Offer for New Position & Promoted at Old, Negotiate?

While going through the hiring process for a new job, I was promoted (25% increase) and most of the reasons I wanted to leave were corrected. Can I negotiate the new jobs signed offer letter? ** ...
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Are promotions worth the sacrifices? [closed]

I am wondering if it'd be preferable to just build a solid CV and get a better job elsewhere, systematically. You do your thing, you build a strong profile and you get a higher level job. My question ...
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Should I tell my boss I am being headhunted in the hope that my current workplace may value me more? should I stay or should I go? [closed]

The industry I work in is extremely small and hard to find replacement workers, which makes me very valuable to my boss especially because I am such a hard worker. We operate with two servicemen ...
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How to create objective promotion policy [closed]

I work for a software company that has expanded exponentially in past two three years. Considering a team that is going to be 300 employees soon creating technical mentor-ship and leadership positions ...
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Why accept a “promotion” when no raise is involved

I've been working as a developer in a small company for 4 years now. I joined a scrum team a year and a half ago. Everything is going pretty smoothly so far. This scrum team is located in two ...
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New QA Lead- Need Advice in Transition

I have been recently promoted to Senior QA role on a Agile team and with it also came an opportunity to lead a big group of 15 QA team members( onshore and offshore). I do not officially have a Team ...
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Should I ask my boss about a progress of promotion process?

During a recent appraisal I asked my boss about promotion. He showed me he's very satisfied with my work. I have been in a junior position long enough to be promoted; now almost 3 years and in my ...
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My boss is leaving the company. Should I tell senior management?

My boss is leaving our company, and already has a new job lined up (with a start date 60 days from now). He is holding off on telling the company. The problem is that he now has a F*** It attitude and ...
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How to deal with a guy promoted over me?

In my company there is only one full-time job opening and we all compete for it. The full-time job was held by the boss, who is now "moving on to better things" and his job will become available soon. ...
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how do I maintain friendship and good working relationship with a co-worker now that I've been promoted to a management role?

I was hired at a company and my co-worker had been hired one year previously; she trained me when I first joined the company. We've both been working in the same group, doing the same job for the ...
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How do I make sure my new manager is aware of my growth plan?

I had some 1-on-1s with my former manager and my last 1-on-1 I tried to bring up my growth plan. I asked him specifically, "What are some things I can work on" and "Where do you see me growing in the ...
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How to prepare for a meeting about promotion and career plans

During the last performance review with my manager, he mentioned that if I maintain the level of performance I can expect promotion in a few months and talk about my career. What does it involve and ...
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How to best prepare myself for a promotion with a VERY low-ball offer

I started working for a new call center a couple months back and have moved my way into creating metrics and productivity tools for our supervisors, providing reports to our client, and overall just ...
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Manager keeps hiring higher paid employees? [closed]

I work for a fortune 100 company and I'm at my wits end, they won't give raises. I was hired for significantly more than I was making previously, however I was hired at the lowest grade for my title. ...
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Options regarding in-house programming position with no education

I'm in a sort of predicament at my place of employment, but first the background. Currently, I'm working as a computer specialist making about $29k a year at a local school district in the tri-state ...
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When should a company hire someone for a role vs promoting someone to be that role?

One of our managers/leads left the company and so the managers are discussing reopening a job in our careers for the position. Many of my coworkers have been at the company for years that I feel are ...
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Trust, Career Progression and Personal relations

Last year I started an opportunity with a well known company (fortune 100) with much excitement since it was THE JOB I was looking for after my graduation from business school (I bring prior domain ...
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Moving “laterally” from support to engineering? [closed]

Recently I was approached by my company (very large) to transition from a support to an engineering role. I am a recent CS graduate from a well-known university and have a few years of programming ...
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Less senior people are becoming more senior than myself

I was hired as a support engineer and junior sys-admin at my company about 2.5 years ago. One of my colleagues was hired 6 months after myself (2 years experience total) and another yet has a mere 8 ...
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Manager wants to hire an employee he's sleeping with, against the advice of his team leaders

Background I'm leaving a non-management position with a nonprofit at the end of the month. The nonprofit operates at several sites within the region and my position reports directly to the manager of ...
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If immediate boss helped get me promoted, is it appropriate to thank the owner as well?

My boss spoke on my behalf to the owner to help me get promoted. I've decided to take immediate boss out to lunch. But what about the owner? I'd like to get his contributions recognized. Do I say ...
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Accepted a low-ball wage in an impromptu promotion, what are my options to amend it?

I recently nabbed some work at a new call center in my area, first set of people to walk in the doors. I was recently promoted to team lead/floor support, it was a fairly impromptu meeting. The site ...
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How to effectively communicate a promotion to colleagues

I was recently informed that I am being promoted. I'd like to know how to effectively go about communicating this to my colleagues before the promotion is made public knowledge so as to ensure that it ...
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Approaching speeding up promotion “timeline”

I am a (somewhat) recently promoted mid-level software developer at a large retailer. Some time before my promotion, a departmental restructuring along with some turnover has left us short-staffed, ...
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How do future employers see recently promoted candidates applying for new jobs?

A friend of mine was recently promoted from software developer to senior software developer position. However, due to his salary increase was below his expectation, he started to think about looking ...
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Acceptable percentage for Promotion Within [closed]

What would be an acceptable percentage increase to expect for a new position within a company? I recently applied, interviewed and was offered a new position within my company. I want to be sure the ...
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What's the best way to put myself in position for a promotion [duplicate]

Let me start by saying, I know working hard and doing good work is key. But let me explain my situation. I'm a go-getter. I'm the type that is happy to take on new tasks, learn new duties, take risks ...
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As a newer employee of a growing company, is it acceptable to apply for a more senior position?

I am a newer employee (less than a year) with a growing company facing change on various organizational levels. My current position is/was a newly created position, that I am well suited for. I have ...
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Is it appropriate to ask why my promotion was not announced?

In my workplace, all promotions are announced to our department via email. I was promoted recently. Although there was an email announcing everyone else who got promoted, no email was sent announcing ...
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Volunteering for more responsibility: proving oneself vs being taken advantage of

Similar questions have been asked, but none seem to be exactly what I'm looking for. I'm looking to move into management or similar in the relatively near future. My current position does not ...
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How to handle rejection then fake promotion? [closed]

I have a friend who works for a large university. Maria has been in upper management for 5 years for a large group. Her group is technology dependent and she also makes all/most of the technical ...
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Interviewed for an internal promotion but manager already knew who he was giving it to [closed]

I have been with my company 15 years, have received many awards and certifications in our field. I also began doing management training and filling in for previous managers in their time off. A new ...
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What career paths are available to a developer who's not interested in management, leadership, or teaching? [duplicate]

I'm a developer who is gainfully employed. However, I've been having many discussions over the past 6 months, initiated by my superiors, about my career path and moving up. I've made it abundantly ...
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How to list sequence of promotions within a company?

Suppose I was hired as a Junior Manager from 2010 to 2012, then was promoted to Senior Manager from 2012 to 2014. On a resume/CV is it appropriate to list my title as Senior Manager (2010-2014)? ...