Get It Done On The Job
Promote offers a strategy and tips for
getting promoted at your government job. Promotions are made much as the jobs are
filled in government jobs, through an examination process that may include one or more of
the following tests - written test, oral interview, and performance test.
Here's our step-by-step strategy for getting promoted.
We've included links to valuable resources to put you on the fast track.
- Develop a
- Learn From Others
- Get It Done on the Job
- Get It Done in the Classroom
GET IT DONE ON THE JOB
- Who's the person most qualified to perform a particular job?
If you wanted a surgeon and all else being equal, wouldn't you want the surgeon who has
actually performed the surgery the most times successfully? The workplace isn't any
different. The most qualified person to fill a job is somebody who has
already performed that job.
- Volunteer for more difficult and responsible assignments
particularly if those assignments are similar to those required in your promotional
- Get the job done and get it done right the first time.
Consistency and effective work performance are valued by all supervisors.
In addition, even if the assignments aren't directly related to your promotional
opportunities, volunteer and build your management's trust and confidence in you.
That trust and confidence will earn you more opportunities to perform the necessary duties
Are You a Star at Work,
Fast Company,In other fields, there's very little doubt over what it
takes to be a star. But do you know what it takes to be one at work? Robert E. Kelley has
- Manage other people's perception of you. When
you do a good job, make sure that you don't minimize your role or effort. Take
credit when you've earned that credit. If you make a mistake, take responsibility
Called You, Fast Company, Big companies understand the
importance of brands. Today, in the Age of the Individual, you have to be your own
brand. Here's what it takes to the CEO of Me Inc.
- Learn from your mistakes and successes.
of what you do and where you work, you'll make mistakes. Learn from them.
You'll also succeed more and more often as you learn from your mistakes. Learn from
Mistakes, Fast Company, Nobody's perfect. Here are six reality-
tested strategies for fixing, preventing, and learning from the bad things that can happen
to good businesspeople.