|If you are currently employed and looking for ways to drive career growth while staying at the same company, there are some things you can do to improve your odds successfully driving growth.
When it comes to trying to improve our careers and drive growth while staying at the same company, there are a few main routes that we can go. We can become a more senior member of the team that we are currently on, we can progress to take our manager’s position, or we can move laterally into a new role. Below is a summary of things to consider and possible adopt that can help you to facilitate movement in one of these directions.
Do a good job: A prerequisite for progressing with a company is that you must be doing a good job in the role you are in. If you are not meeting or exceeding the expectation of the position, you need to start with modifying or improving your work habits so that you do.
Work longer than average hours: If you consistently work more than the minimum or average hours, you can position yourself for better career growth. This is because you are likely to do a better job with the extra time and you are also more likely to make a better impression. One rule to try go by is to try to arrive prior to your manager and leave after they do.
|This article was published on Friday 27 November, 2009.|
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