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6 Step to How You Advance in Your Career

6 Step to How You Advance in Your Career

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If you are looking to advance your career, there are a couple of simple tips you can follow to lead you on the path to successfully advance or receive a promotion in your career.

  1. Behave Professionally

Professional behavior ensures that the workplace stays a safe and productive environment for everyone. Key ways to do this are to avoid office politics and gossip, be honest and trustworthy, have good communication skills, and offer help when needed. Another way to kickstart your professional attitude is to dress appropriately. Need tips on what to wear to the office? Check out our blog post:

  1. Be a Team Player

Being a team player is essential to make sure the business runs smoothly and efficiently. To ensure that you are a good team player, you must be accountable, flexible, committed, and provide positivity to everyone around you.  An example of being a team player is making sure you are working towards the company’s goals and values. This will help build a great relationship with your coworkers while also contributing to your company’s culture.

  1. Be on Time

It is recommended that to show up 5 to 10 minutes early. This shows your commitment and loyalty to your job. It also shows that you are willing and ready to work. Being early gives you time to organize your day before the work starts. This entails planning your to-do list and confirming your meetings for the day.

  1. Stay Late/ Work Overtime

By offering to work overtime or until the project is done, you can prove to your manager that you are willing to go the extra mile. This shows your commitment to both your positions and your manager and will set the tone that you are hard-working individual that is committed to both your position and the company.

  1. Ask Questions

When in a new role, you will start to learn new skills and techniques. You want to make sure this does not stop. Throughout your entire time in this role, you should be asking questions to learn more about each process and department and get to know the ins and outs of the company.

Sample questions to ask:

  1. Be Adaptable

Being be able to adapt to new ideas, projects, and requirement, and shows that you are flexible and a team player.. This can be shown by staying calm in unexpected situations, taking on different roles and provide alternative solutions. The ease of adaptability will exemplify that you are a great employee by showing the diversity you offer.

While every job and position is different, you should always put yourself in your managers shoes and think of ways to make their job easier. The more your employer needs you, the more likely you are to get that raise or promotion.

About Recruiting Solutions

Founded in 1992, Recruiting Solutions is a local staffing and recruitment agency with offices in Greenville, Columbia and Florence, SC. Recruiting Solutions serves more than 150 clients around the United States placing quality talent in executive, office professional, information technology and industrial roles. While recognizing that every company’s operational needs are unique, as is the job search for an individual, Recruiting Solutions builds customized workforce and employment solutions by acting as a strategic partner.

Recruiting Solutions offers a variety of targeted solutions for your workforce needs including, but not limited to contingent/supplemental staffing, executive search/direct placement and recruitment process outsourcing

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