Questions tagged [promotion]

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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How do people become tech leads? [closed]

A Google search for "how to become a tech lead" reveals titles like: Four Things I Wish I Knew When I Became a Tech Lead 5 Tips for Being an Effective Tech Lead How to be a good ...
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Proposed a promotion - facing a fierce reaction from a peer colleague

I am the head of a technical department in a small company. I have been offered the position of the Development Director (our boss is due to be retired, and the new director should lead it through ...
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Software Engineer & Product Management Role [closed]

What would be a reasonable job title for someone who spends 70% of their time software engineering and the other 30% doing product management?
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What is my manager afraid of? [closed]

Recently I had a conversation with my supervisor, where I asked about my development. My initial performance when I came to the department a few years ago was not as high as we both would have hoped ...
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Salary negotiations when going from intern, to part time student work, to full time

Heyo, Currently I'm working as a software developer intern. The salary is alright, and I'm working 40 hours a week. I'm going to be offered a full time role. However, I've still got a year of ...
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Telling my employer that I will get disappointed if I don't get a promotion [duplicate]

I work at a big company, in a field which is in a high demand nowadays. However, this is my 2nd year working at this company and this is my first job in this field. Our company has a very structured ...
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Manager is hesitant to promote me because of possibility of resistance byfrom rest of team

Working in a small dev team we are having difficult time agreeing on technical decisions. Not always but sometimes my colleagues makes prejudiced comments about my work. These comments are so obvious ...
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Should I approach my manager about questions regarding promotion and raise process? [duplicate]

About 2 weeks ago I met with my manager concerning some feedback I was given on a performance review. I have now been with this company 1 year on the nose. I was informed that I was promoted in title ...
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Applied for supervisor position all year at job but no offer

In my job there are postings for supervisor positions available. I always ask H.R. and management who is hiring so that I may get in touch with them, but they never seem to "know". So the process isn'...
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How to win a promotion my mentor is interested in?

I am joining a new company as senior software developer. The team consists of another 4 developers, 1 of whom is a senior developer, say his name is X. The senior developer will be my mentor and coach....
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My boss offers me a promotion while I'm interviewing for another job [closed]

I am currently interviewing for a company and waiting for an offer. Should I get the job, I plan to resign immediately from my current job given the required notice period. The problem is that my ...
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Forgotten Promotion

My boss told me I was getting a promotion at the start of this last pay period. My paycheck did not reflect this. When I reached out to him he said he "forgot" to promote me. He says I will be ...
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How to address feeling deceived by my manager

A department consists of the 10 team members, split in half and managed by two supervisors and one department manager. Employee A and B are in the same department managed by different supervisors. ...
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Requesting a Promotion after a Performance Review [duplicate]

I work as an engineer - two years as an intern and one year full-time as an Engineer level 1. Several months after graduating and getting hired full-time, I had a performance review due to decreased ...
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How should we deal with an employer who delays salary hike for all employees for no reason [closed]

One of the employers in my knowledge who was listed twice in a row in Top 50 Great Places to work in India had delayed salary hike for entire batch of fresh recruits after their completion 1 year of ...
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Approaching the easily accesible promotion

I had a question about me being silent and my colleague being dominant (good manager). Now i am confronted with new situation. I have been nominated for long term onsite project starting in 6 months ...
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I've been passed over for promotion. How should I respond?

I'm 32 and I've been working as the Commercial Co-ordinator at a heavy haulage and logistics company for 8 years. Being completely honest, until I was 27 I treated work as something that was just to ...
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How to efficiently promote my work

Sometimes one needs to present what she is/has been working on for various reasons ranging from stand ups to performance discussions. In certain cases (eg performance discussions) I guess one must be ...
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How can i get a definitive answer from my manager for my perm contract?

I've been working for my current company since April last year. I currently work in an administrative role. I am a contractor with an ongoing contract. After 2 months of me working here, my manager ...
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Stuck on the phone [duplicate]

I work in a call center for almost 2 years now. In the 2 years I've seen a number of people who started after me promoted to positions over me. I too applied to any open position available. I've heard ...
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Stay or Leave. Promotion Offered to Stay [closed]

I'm a senior developer at a fairly large company. I've been in the industry 10 years, all with the same company. I've had two positions both lasting ~5 years. The last couple of large projects have ...
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I have an absolute advantage in my deparment, Should I apply for a senior engineer, even if I have not been in the company for many years? [closed]

Here is my situation, I have been working in my company for over a year now, when I joined the team, I quickly learned that I had an absolute advantage in the UNIX environment and that I was more ...
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Boss asks us to suggest new job titles for ourselves (IT Dept)

So I work at a ~300 person company with about 5 people in the IT department. I was hired in as Database Administrator and mainly do development work (only programmer). Most of our job titles don't ...
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Negotiating A Software Projects Terms [closed]

Thank you for reading. I am a fairly new employee who has been with a large insurance company for 3 months. I have aspirations of becoming an actuary and have cultivated many skills related to that ...
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Can HR deny an upgrade after approval has been given? [closed]

I was on a contract for 4 years and during my contract period I was doing more than my pay grade. An approval was given for me to be made permanent and also be upgraded to a higher position to reflect ...
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Unfair advancement based on ethnic association [closed]

Recently, our company hired some software developers in India. So far, they have been managed by a manager here who manages a team here in Australia as well. Couple of weeks ago, it was announced ...
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Can I turn down a promotion and can doing so affect my career? [duplicate]

I was just offered a promotion, which would make me one level below C-levels, now I am currently a programmer, and I really enjoy doing that job. If I take this promotion, I will not be hands on ...
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Promised a raise by my boss' predecessor's predecessor 18 months ago. How to bring it up with current boss?

A quick time-line, covering what should be all of the relevant details: 7 years ago: Was hired by original company. We'll call it Acme Corp. 18 months ago: Had been on-board for nearly 6 years at ...
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How to Approach Boss About Wanting Leaving Employee's Position?

A colleague is leaving at the end of the month. He is a Senior Technical Consultant, whereas I and 3 others are Technical Consultants. I am the most senior of us, and feel that I would be the best ...
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Internal application to a senior role blocked by HR

I have applied to a Senior position within my company. Unfortunately, I have been told that the HR department has stopped my application as it would be considered as a promotion. When I tried to ...
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Handling a denied promotion

I am asking this question in behalf of a friend. Let's call him Fred. The scenario is in a large profitable US corporation. Here is the situation: Fred has a history of several years of good ...
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Being asked to write a letter about why I'm fit for a promotion, expected?

I've been in my current position for the past year, and have excelled in my position. So recently my manager has brought up the topic of a promotion. I've been asked to write a letter detailing the ...
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My job description never changed, though I had to be certified by the state to have this position [closed]

I've been working for 20 years for the same company. I was hired as a Certified Nursing Assistant 20 years ago. My requirements were assisting patients with their daily activities, showers and so on. ...
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I'm being contracted as a more senior consultant than I am - should I use this when asking for a promotion?

I am an IT Consultant, and have only been one for about 6 months. We get contracted to different clients, where the client pays a daily rate for us. More experienced, senior consultants cost more. My ...
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Put under a lot of development pressure in a non-developer position, how do I ask for a merit increase?

Good to note: This company has very low average wages, and is in the U.S. TL:DR: New project that I'm being put under a lot of pressure to do. I'm asked to perform full-stack developer duties as a ...
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How ro deal with a manager who does not set clear goals for promotions, but has stated that is serious about promoting me? [closed]

My manager and I have had several one on ones where she has stated and asked me if I would like to pursue a lead position, and if so, she would help me set goals and get there. After some initial ...
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I'm being promoted and my salary is going to decrease

I have been working at my current company for about three years. During the last two, I have been managing a small group of developers and several projects. These responsibilities came gradually, ...
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how to get noticed for the actual work I do at work

How do you get noticed more for what you actually do at work? (I work as a software engineer to give more context) Like, this whole summer I feel like I've been churning of work / tasks that were ...
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Having a discussion with my manager about my development path [closed]

It's not performance review season, but I have a discussion coming up with my manager. Our org has grown significantly and we are hiring a lot(doubling size in a small company). My manager wanted to ...
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How can I apply for my (resigned) team leader's position? [closed]

My team leader, (much respected provider of many skills and support) has just announced he is moving onto another role externally. (This is for an IT position in Devops). I'd like to (appropriately) ...
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Do I have to advance? [duplicate]

I work at a large US company that has a fairly standard advancement path for software developers. Something like junior, mid-level, senior, lead, and then the seemingly non-sequitur jump to dev ...
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Roadblocks in internal movement [duplicate]

One of the manager from a different team approached my manager to find out if there is a good resource in my team for an open position. Manager said, I have been suggested as I deserve the most. I ...
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requesting change title/role at work from one discipline to another along with a raise

My company never had a "software programmer" position and only had "mechatronics engineers", which do a mix of programming/EE and testing/integration. Recently, the company opened a req for an ...
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I was offered a manager role without additional pay or seniority after I recently was given a raise, should I ask for more? [closed]

I started at this small software company (approx 100 people) about 2 years ago. I'm pretty early on into my career and I started as a base software engineer. About 6 months ago, my manager left the ...
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I am a female working in the oil and gas industry and am thinking of shaving my head for a cancer fundraiser

I am a female working in the field in the oil and gas industry. I ultimately would like to progress to a more senior role which could possibly transition to an office role. I am thinking of shaving ...
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Should employees threaten resignation to get better benefits? If that seems to be the way in organization [closed]

I'm seeing management giving employees more travel opportunity, better packages, and/or promotion when employees hand in a resignation letter or if the organization suspects they are planning on ...
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How to show interest in an recently opened managerial position in my company

I just joined a company (4 months ago) I am doing pretty well, lots of positive feedbacks since then The head of our department just resigned and there's no interim/direct replacement (or it has not ...
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Write Your Own Job Description For Promotion

I've been with my company for a little over 1.5 months. I was a driving factor to landing a multi million dollar contract. As a result our CEO offered me a promotion and asked me to come up with a $$ ...
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Demotion ? or Promotion? [closed]

I started my employment a year ago as an Administrative Assistant Within 3 months I was promoted to Payroll Administrator/ HR Assistant (no experience but I excelled). Within 7 months of my hire ...
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Secretly passed over for promotion [closed]

I've had my position for about 12 months and having recently been accepted to a graduate program (unrelated to my current career). I've been planning to leave for some time (approximately 2 months ...