Make yourself Promotable in a Few Easy Steps


Market yourself for promotionDo appraisals and promotions keep your motivation level high? Do you look forward to working with added determination and enthusiasm at your current job?
Everybody likes to move up and move ahead in life, so aspiring for higher managerial positions is only natural, especially when you know that you possess all the relevant skills and expertise that are a prerequisite for a particular designation. Listed below are few basic things to make yourself promotable:
Market yourself
In this era of marketing and soft skills, only possessing specialized knowledge and skills is not enough to get you the much desired promotion. You have to make sure that your skills and professionalism are put to best display and comes to the notice of the people who matter, who actually have the authority to decide the names of promotable candidates.
But remember not to sound boastful or conceited while putting your skills to the best display. Good interpersonal and professional relationships with colleagues at the workplace is an absolute must because at higher managerial levels, it is more about maintaining co-ordination between various forces at work.
Versatility
Organizations look for all rounder candidates who can take an active interest in the diversified activities of the company and take such decisions as that would be in the interest of everybody at the workplace. Did you just realize that this is what leadership is actually all about? Yes, you are right…leadership is all this and many things more. Make sure you emerge as the potential leader in the eyes of the management.
Team work
Flexibility at workplace and the ability to work in a team never goes unrewarded. On the other hand, in organizations where due attention is paid to the general opinion about a particular candidate, your team members’ high opinion of you can come in handy for your much coveted promotion.