Strategy

Your 30-step plan for getting the promotion you want and deserve

Knowing how to get promoted is key if you want more responsibilities. If you want to get promoted quickly, you’ll need to step up your innovation and problem-solving abilities. Then, prepare a case to your boss about why you deserve a new title. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Your 30-step plan for getting the promotion you want and deserve
US

Tyra Banks on how to ask for a raise

In “America’s Next Top Model,”Tyra Banks’s memorable catchphrase is “you wanna be on top?” The only way Tyra Banks was able to establish a media empire out of a modelling career was by asking herself this question. There are many questions one can ask during every stage in a career. […]
Tyra Banks on how to ask for a raise
Strategy

The one question you should never ask during a job interview

What you say to a recruiter in an interview can determine whether or not you get hired. Asking the right interview questions is a great way to demonstrate interest and show that you’ve done your homework on the company. But asking about promotions the wrong way can raise a red […]
The one question you should never ask during a job interview
Strategy

Doing This One Thing Doubles Your Chances Of Getting Promoted

Whether you’re in the midst of a tough salary negotiation or facing a difficult performance review, the easiest way to win your boss over may also be the simplest: ask for advice. This strategy is so powerful that it nearly doubles your chances of getting a promotion, research shows. “Whether […]
Doing This One Thing Doubles Your Chances Of Getting Promoted
Strategy

Here’s How Amazing Leaders Adapt To Crazy Situations

It’s a business cliche that everything’s changing all the time. And that means it’s a business necessity that leaders know how to adapt. That’s why, in clinical psychologist Leslie Patch’s 15 years of studying top managers, she’s found one characteristic that cuts across industries. As she details in her forthcoming […]
Here’s How Amazing Leaders Adapt To Crazy Situations
Strategy

10 Tips For Successfully Negotiating Your Next Promotion

Congratulations! You were just promoted. You’re probably thrilled to be moving up the corporate ladder — but that excitement may come to a halt when you realise the new pay, perks, and title aren’t what you expected. This can be a tricky situation. You feel like your boss already did […]
10 Tips For Successfully Negotiating Your Next Promotion
Lifestyle

What Anna Wintour’s Big Promotion Means For Condé Nast

[credit provider=”Getty Images / Gareth Cattermole”] Condé Nast announced today that Vogue editor Anna Wintour will take on the role of Artistic Director for the company.The job — which was specifically created for the famous editor — could put Wintour in a prime position to take over for Condé’s current […]
What Anna Wintour’s Big Promotion Means For Condé Nast
News

Virginia Pizza Store Gives Discount To Gun-Toting Customers

[credit provider=”All Around Pizzas and Deli” url=”http://www.allaroundpizza.com/”] When Virginia Beach pizza owner Jay Laze heard about a Utah frozen yogurt shop that gave discounts to gun carrying customers in celebration of the Second Amendment, he didn’t think that it seemed unsafe.Rather, Laze told local station WTKR, “I thought it was […]
Virginia Pizza Store Gives Discount To Gun-Toting Customers
Strategy

Why You Didn’t Get The Promotion

[credit provider=”Instagram/kannen321 ” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/355701801086518615_189453744″] If you’re stumped on why you didn’t get the big promotion you’ve been pining for, read these seven reasons to adjust your expectations and attitude:1. You asked too soon. Employers want to promote you to keep you happy—it’s in their best interests—but it’s possible that you asked for a […]
Why You Didn’t Get The Promotion
Strategy

3 Areas You Need To Focus On To Get ‘Executive Presence’

[credit provider=”PinkMoose via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinkmoose/2461093066/”] According to a new study from the centre for Talent Innovation, 268 senior executives cited executive presence, or being perceived as leadership material, as an essential component to getting ahead.  In fact, executive presence accounted for, on average, 25 per cent of what it takes to get promoted. Co-sponsored by Marie Claire, […]
3 Areas You Need To Focus On To Get ‘Executive Presence’
Strategy

If Your Colleague Gets Promoted, Here’s What You Need To Remember

[credit provider=”Flickr/Craig Murphy” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigmurphy/3421047638/”] When someone you work with gets promoted, it can be easy to compare the advancement with what’s happening in your own professional life.In his advice column in the Billfold, Mike Dang says that it’s common “to get caught up with what’s happening to other people in the workplace.”
If Your Colleague Gets Promoted, Here’s What You Need To Remember
Strategy

Why Women Don’t Ask For Promotions

[credit provider=”Alex E. Poimos via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/proimos/4054489097/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Deirdre Woods, former associate dean and chief information officer at Wharton, made a point during her years as a senior manager of encouraging other women to advance in their professional careers. One thing has always surprised her, however.Women who are offered promotions “generally […]
Why Women Don’t Ask For Promotions
Strategy

WARNING: These Are The Signs You’re About To Get Fired

[credit provider=”Spencer Platt/Getty Images”] Some people are loyal to a fault…including to their employers.  Although The US Bureau of labour and Statistics reports the median workplace tenure as 4.4 years (as of January 2010 – the data is reported every 2 years), these employees devote themselves to one company for […]
WARNING: These Are The Signs You’re About To Get Fired
Strategy

How Being Too Productive Could Cost You A Promotion

[credit provider=”Tor Lindstrand via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/international-festival/2618008210/”] You think that if you put in extra hours and meet your deadlines, you’ll eventually be considered for a promotion or a raise.But being productive doesn’t guarantee you a promotion and it can actually work against you, especially if you’re too good. 
How Being Too Productive Could Cost You A Promotion
Strategy

To Be A Successful Leader, You Need To Learn How To ‘Do Nothing’

[credit provider=”Uninen / Flickr, CC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/uninen/”] People who are recently promoted into leadership positions may find it difficult to adapt to their new role because they’re now required to “do nothing.”In a supervisory role, you have to be a “big picture person” and let go of the daily grind, which can […]
To Be A Successful Leader, You Need To Learn How To ‘Do Nothing’
News

Today Is Your Lucky Day! Free Redbox Rentals For All

[credit provider=”Kirsten Acuna”] Thursday, March 8, you and everyone you know will be able to rent one free film from any Redbox.So break out the popcorn, or cake and ice cream, because the DVD on-demand rental company announced they’re celebrating their landmark two billionth disc rent with a free movie […]
Today Is Your Lucky Day! Free Redbox Rentals For All
Strategy

GAME-CHANGERS: The 27 Best Hires Of The Past Three Years

[credit provider=”The Hollywood Reporter”] A single hire can turn around an organisation.Game-changer hires include product visionaries, a whistleblower CEO, campaign wizards, outstanding coaches and more. Many started in the middle of the recession and were able to lead their organisation into the recovery.
GAME-CHANGERS: The 27 Best Hires Of The Past Three Years
Strategy

Why Mediocre People Keep Getting Promoted

[credit provider=”Zimbio” url=”http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/p-X9EkA6x2D/Tostitos+Fiesta+Bowl/1BwOZJezw48/Matthew+McConaughey”] I have a confession to make. I have a problem with actor Matthew McConaughey. Matthew could be a really swell guy, but for a star cast in 10 movies in the last five years, he lacks a certain je ne sais quoi. Actually, scratch that. I do sais quoi. He […]
Why Mediocre People Keep Getting Promoted
Strategy

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Get A Promotion

For anyone with professional ambitions, moving up in the ranks is a goal from the moment we start a new job. When appropriate depending on our chosen profession, we often start with a bang and try to demonstrate intelligence, initiative, and the ability to lead.
INFOGRAPHIC: How To Get A Promotion
Strategy

Here’s How To Get Promoted If You’re Working In China

[credit provider=”China Photos/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/investors-view-stock-index-on-computer-monitors-at-a-news-photo/73457611″] Michael Black is an American employee working in China for one of the country’s oldest and most traditional consumer products manufacturers.Michael has been in China for two years and has done quite well. He’s mastered the local language, been very successful in meeting his performance […]
Here’s How To Get Promoted If You’re Working In China
Markets

Hospitals Are Using Confidential Medical Records To Target High-Paying Patients

[credit provider=”Flickr / Christiana Care” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/christianacare/5891097074/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Hospitals are increasingly milling their patients’ confidential medical records to target their promotional mailings for services, reported Phil Galewitz of USA Today.It’s not illegal, but the practice doesn’t sit well with consumer advocacy groups who point out that many health care providers are choosing to ping […]
Hospitals Are Using Confidential Medical Records To Target High-Paying Patients
Strategy

How This 23-Year-Old Used Tumblr To Land A Book Deal

[credit provider=”Gaby Dunn”] Gaby Dunn made all the right moves. She went to school for journalism and beefed up her resume and portfolio by writing for various news outlets, but when it came time for her graduation in 2009, the economy had tanked and so had the news industry — both […]
How This 23-Year-Old Used Tumblr To Land A Book Deal
Strategy

These Are The Best Three Months To Snag A Promotion

[credit provider=”vmiramontes via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/vmiramontes/3208521661/”] According to data collected by LinkedIn, you’re most likely to get promoted in January, June, or July.”In the U.S., promotions usually happen around new budget cycles and after holidays, Career coach Roy Cohen tells CareerBuilder.
These Are The Best Three Months To Snag A Promotion