This video offers you a step by step guide on how to ask your boss for a promotion. From preparation to what to say in the meeting, this video will help you ask for that long overdue promotion.
Step 1: You Will Need
your employee performance reviews, peer reviews, company awards, or other job related achievements.
Step 2: Find Your Angle
Everybody wants to go to the top-- earn a higher salary. Think through why you deserve a promotion. Plan out how to be specific in what you want in your advancement. Bosses have notoriously short attention spans.
Step 3: Use Your Experience
By this point in time you've gotten much more than just your foot through the door. You have a track record.Have reasons that justify the promotion which benefit the company.
Step 4: Schedule A Meeting
Set a date with your boss to discuss your future with the company. This will cause him to clear time and focus on listening to you.
Depending on your rapport with the big guy, you may be able to have a more casual discussion during a meal or other social setting.
Step 5: Plead Your Case
Now is the time to shine. Prove that you have mastered your current position. Show off those performance evaluations. And show you're a forward thinker-- that you have your own vision of actionable improvements within the company's grasp.You may want to stress your skills that have not been utilized. This could be very attractive to an employer who wishes to maximize the value paid to workers. Don't be too pushy, don't plead-- Lead them to the logical conclusion: You deserve a promotion.
Step 6: Be Flexible
There may be only room for one person in the position you are trying to advance to. In that case, you may settle for better compensation or a new job title with added responsibility.
Step 7: Wrap It Up
After giving your side, get out of there and let your boss think it over. Be thankful for the attention, and return to work.
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