Sometimes a career isn’t just about the search, but how you treat your career once you have landed the job. Are you being persistent in your efforts at work with goals in mind, or have you taken a position while still acting as if you have one foot out the door looking for something better? While there is nothing wrong with a continued job search and if a dream job were to come your way you should certainly take advantage, there is a lot to be said of loyalty and being faithful even in the bad times. This type of persistence may even be rewarded with a promotion, especially if you take advantage of some of the tips provided in the second article.
The Power of Persistence in Your Career
Sometimes the worst decision a person can make is to change jobs frequently. Viewed as being disloyal or “a money chaser” a person who does not show the persistence in their current company to work through the rough patches and take advantage of the opportunities afforded them by their current company can end up in a spiral of career changes that don’t help them reach their ultimate goal. There is nothing wrong with having a goal and setting a desired timeline to reach that goal, but the persistent employee understands they need to move their timeline occasionally to stay the course and be rewarded by their loyalty and persistence.
6 Promotion Secrets Your Boss Won’t Tell You
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Your boss is most likely focused heavily on the goals of the company, keeping things running, and their own career and don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your career. If you want a promotion in many cases you need to let them know you want one as well as ensure your timing is right for asking for a promotion. When your boss seems stressed to the max and ready to blame everyone and anyone for the lack of positive momentum for your company would probably qualify as a bad time to ask for a promotion. Keeping in mind proper timing and letting your boss know that you want a promotion can be two keys to help you receive your next promotion, take a look at the article for at least four more keys to gaining your next promotion.