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 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

Note: Although this is written in the first person, I am relaying it from a person who wants to remain anonymous. I can ask for clarification if needed but no identifying details will be provided. ...
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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)? ...
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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Do people need to be positive to be promoted?

I am a software engineer by trade. I am good at my job. I get universally good reviews. I have lead two teams (at two different companies). Both were successful - delivering our product on time, with ...
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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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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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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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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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I don’t want a promotion

About eight months ago I started working at an entry level position in a new company. I took the job even though they pay was low because there would be no overtime, the position was low stress and I ...
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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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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 ...