Monday, December 17, 2012

7 Ways to Kill Your Chances for a Promotion

Have you ever wondered why, in spite of a high level of experience and strong academic credentials, you’re still passed over for a promotion? It’s easy to believe that your superiors have it all wrong; that in fact you have all the qualities an employer looks for in an able and talented employee. However, in reality, many employees unwittingly commit fateful errors that end up killing their chances of getting a promotion.

Mistake no. 1- Doing just what you are told to do.
Probably the worst possible thing that an employee can do to kill his/her chances for getting a promotion is to become complacent. They are content with doing exactly what their boss tells them to do. They never try to go the extra mile.