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 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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How should I approach my boss about a raise/promotion?

What is the best manner to approach a supervisor and request a raise or promotion? As a web developer, it's not really easy to quantify performance standards on any type of metrics either.
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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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How can I turn down a promotion gracefully?

I am about to be offered a very large promotion, but it would require me to relocate which I don't want to do. I will hear out the offer, but am almost sure I will end up turning it down. When doing ...
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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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How to negotiate salary while training (but ahead a promotion).?

I'm getting a promotion as a team leader in my company. I joint the company just 3 months ago and my training period is end by this month. From the first 1st of next month the promotion should be ...
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Displaying qualifications/certifications in my cubicle

I would like to be given more responsibility at work but do not feel managers at my work place are aware of my other skills sets. I am a programmer and believe that is all the perceive me as - however ...
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Asking my manager why I was not promoted

I have been working with a IT company for 3 years with the same title and salary. This year I was supposed to get a promotion but it did not happen. How can I ask my manager for the reason behind it?
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How do I tell my boss I don't want to keep working extra?

A year ago, I applied for a position that would have been a promotion for me within my company. I didn't get the job, but I was asked if I would be willing to fill in from time to time when some of ...
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How to deal with jealousy after getting promoted?

I am part of a software development team in a big corporation. The team consists of the manager, several developers and one senior developer. The senior developer position recently became vacant and ...
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Manager surprised with request for promotion

Quick background: I have been in my role for about 2 years now and have been receiving good ratings throughout my mid year and year-end reviews (4 out of 5). I've stood out amongst my team members by ...
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How should I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get this upcoming promotion [duplicate]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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How should I request a raise if I don't get an upcoming job promotion? [duplicate]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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How to approach my manager about more pay for a recent promotion with no accompanying pay rise? [duplicate]

I was asked to take a management job as our current manger left. I tentatively accepted the position but have not been offered any compensation only expectation of it in the form of percent increase ...
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Is it okay to negotiate a promotional raise via email?

At the end of October I was offered a promotion to Senior Software Engineer from a Software Engineer II. When I was offered the position I was told that we would discuss salary next week and my raise ...
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What are my chances of getting promotion? [closed]

So, I transferred to another unit because my SUP at the time was jealous of me and showed it. To make my story short, the new unit the Big Boss there was so nice to me. And then my old supervisor ...
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“Promoted” to Fail - What Should I Do?

I worked for three years as a business unit's marketing manager, gaining a great reputation, solid annual reviews, becoming a certified high-potential, and carrying a promising career development plan ...
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Encouraged to ask other people for help, but when I asked they gave me the cold shoulder

I was recently given the opportunity at work to lead a small project. My manager told me that I was allowed (and was encouraged to) ask other people around the office for help. Initially, I felt ...
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Implications of refusing a 'software engineer' role working for people who were forced to hire me? [closed]

I work for a software company. I started as an "analyst", but in my spare time developed tools and applications that were then used by my coworkers, then within the company. I then got promoted to my ...
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Dental Front Desk: receptionist or office manager? [duplicate]

I am currently employed in a front desk position with a dental office that runs 3 schedules daily. I do all scheduling, incoming calls, process all incoming/outgoing claims, act as a liaison between ...
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How can I effectively communicate to my manager my disappointment a promotion wasn't open to all relevent staff

I have moved to a newly formed team that is in the same company. My new boss is overseas. My boss promoted a peer (who is new to the company) to a lead position without opening it up to anyone to ...
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My role and responsibilities has changed completely. How do I approach getting a promotion, and how much should I ask for? [duplicate]

My background UK 1st class computing degree 3+ years working in software dev since graduation 1+ year Android dev (unofficially; as it's not my contractual role) Hobby android dev experience (one ...
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How to consider a second interview when salary is too low? [closed]

So, I am in a weird situation. I am currently employed, however the current project I am working on is coming to an end. The current company is promising me a completely different position, however ...
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What should be the ideals of setting up an additional career track?

I have an exciting opportunity to redesign the career tracks in my current company. Each department decides its own titles, job descriptions, salary ranges, and progression. I'm pretty excited, as I'...
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promotion during appraisal or midyear [duplicate]

I am entitled to be a Manager when I was given an interview as the position was for manager, when offer was made to me it was Deputy Manager. I had to accept as this was also a good one and shared ...
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Whole team got promoted except me but manager says I'm performing great, what should I do? [closed]

At my workplace I've been pretty much promised a promotion for a little while now, and was expecting to get it anytime soon. By promotion I don't mean a change of role like being a manager, but simply ...
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How to prevent coworkers from seeing me differently after a promotion?

I work part-time at a restaurant. I was recently promoted from Team Member to Supervisor. The promotion means more pay, more hours, more responsibility, and access to previously restricted actions. ...
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What can I do to improve the chances of my being promoted? [closed]

Yeah I get the concept of hard work, go above and beyond, but that's not what this is about. I've worked in various organizations where it seems like people never quit. If people never quit how does ...
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How can I convince my boss I am the right person to lead a future team?

I am currently a sole contributor working on a team within an enterprise software company. I have been here approximately a year. I foresee a new team being created in a brand new market/category ...
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Asking about a salary increase to go along with a title change

I've been told that I will be receiving a title change in a few months which entails a lot more responsibility. The promotion is technically a management level position, while I'm currently not a ...
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Will a restructuring that “downgraded” my role look bad on CV - and how to make it look better? [closed]

So, technically speaking I was not demoted, but if I list my titles chronologically, it will appear that I was "downgraded" from manager to assistant team leader. This was due to an internal ...
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Is it professional to take a job offer with a competitor after receiving a promotion and a bonus?

I have been working at the same company for the last two years, and although I have generally enjoyed it, I feel that I need a new challenge. Since I was recently promoted and given a bonus for my ...
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Asking for promotion when manager is leaving

I want to get promoted to the next level up. The person to make that decision is leaving in a few weeks. That manager has already checked out, and is basically counting down the days to the final ...
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How to request an acting supervisor position

I just learned that one of our managers is going to be leaving our organization (I work for a large, US, Federal Agency in California). I am currently not a supervisor, nor on the former manager's ...
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Told that I qualify for a promotion, but have to wait until January for promotion schedule [closed]

I had a meeting with my supervisor that I am on a "list" for January promotions. I meet all the qualifications, and do my work as if I already have this title. Other people I work with are sometimes ...
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Promotion under informal conditions

I was proposed to be promoted under the condition that I promise to not leave my current company within a year. There is no contract, just an informal agreement. My question is whether it is ...
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Is a promotion with only a small cost of living raise a bad sign? [closed]

I work for a fortune 500 company in the Healthcare IT industry. I've been working at my job for a year and a half. I got a promotion on my first annual cycle, and with that came a 3% raise. A 3% ...
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My current task exceeds what is expected from an engineer in my position - what can I reasonably demand from management and when?

Six months ago I become responsible for an important engineering task within my company, since the person previously occupying that position was forced to leave (ahem). So far I have done a good job ...
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How to write a “thank you for the interview” after a tough interview to convince them to hire you?

I had a big internal interview for promotion yesterday (yes, the one I previously asked a question about.) It did not go as well as I hoped. Instead of the one person interviewing me, there were four ...
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What ares of business should one gain experience in to have more chances for advancement into CEO roles? [closed]

(I don't know why but for some reason my other question was "downvoted". I guess I need to re-phrase it for it to be more on-topic... please help me do so if it isn't!) As you can guess from my ...
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How to prepare for an interview for promotion when a close colleague has also applied?

Next week, I am being interviewed to become a manager with my current employer. It will be my first management role after 13 years of experience as a customer service advisor. I accepted the ...
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changing job after 1 month of promotion [duplicate]

I have been working in X department for the past 3 years and have been promoted to Manager in Y department last month, through an internal job posting. However, I have just received a very ...
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How to communicate disagreement or concern about management's decision to promote someone?

I have heard and read that promotions, especially after the first level of management, are not based on merit, performance or expertise, but rather on being aligned with senior management, being more ...

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