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Run & Grow

When Is the Best Time to Ask for a Promotion?

It's not when you think

Thinking about asking for a promotion?Visier, a people analytics solution provider, set out to find the best time to ask for a career  upgrade. Based on their aggregated database of 3.5 million employees from roughly eighty U.S.-based companies, Visier discovered the ideal ...

by Madison Semarjian  | July 26, 2018 06:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Behaviors That Pretty Much Guarantee You Will Never Be Promoted

Stop talking. Start doing

Unfortunately, getting promoted is often more of an art than a science. Whether or not you're up for a promotion or you have an annual review coming up, these five tips will guide you through the dos and don'ts of asking for ...

by Brittany Larsen  | February 12, 2018 02:00:00
Run & Grow

This Trick Will Help You Promote Yourself Without Coming Off as Self-Centered

The first rule of talking about you: It's not really about you

by Jason Feifer  | December 07, 2017 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Staying in One Company for Years Won't Assure Your Promotion, Says Report

Don't wait for a decade before asking about your career growth

There’s this belief that promotions are hugely affected by the amount of time spent in the same company—the longer you’re on board, the higher the probability of you going up the corporate ladder. But while tenure is a factor, a recent report by ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | September 06, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

14 easy, low-cost ways authors can promote their books

Book marketing doesn't have to cost thousands

In the book marketing world, what works today can be considered old news tomorrow and won’t work because ‘everybody’ is doing it. Some tactics continue to be effective over time. As a book publicist, I keep an eye out for the latest tips and ...

by Scott Lorenz  | October 23, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Motivate your employees and create paths to career advancement

Knowing what is needed informs hiring and results in better cultural and competency fits.

It is no secret that offering professional development opportunities and career training appeals to job candidates. According to a 2014 Global Workforce Study conducted by Towers Watson, career advancement opportunities matter most to employees when deciding to join or leave an organization.It ...

by Kes Thygesen  | July 03, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Want that promotion? Do the small things right

Because consistently doing the small things matter overtime.

High-achieving professionals are always working towards a goal—whether it is to complete an assignment before deadline, land a huge account or figure out a way to save the company money. While not necessarily the primary motivator for everyone, getting a pay raise ...

by Marty Fukuda  | April 27, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

5 signs your employee is in dire need of a promotion

How do you know when it's time for promotion?

Having that one all-star employee is a life saver when your calendar begins to bulge at the seams. Star performers are “stars” because they pick up what you forget to put down, they read what slips your mind to write, and they generally ...

by Jeff Boss  | February 10, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

13 behaviors that prevent you from moving up in your career

Here are some office behaviors to avoid when eyeing that coveted job promotion.

You want the coveted title, the nice office and all the perks that come along with them. So what do you need to do to get there? In fact, it may not be what you need to do, but rather, what you ...

by Sujan Patel  | August 13, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

6 ways to get 'Instaresults' to grow your Instagram account

Instagram is no longer just a platform for sharing photos over the social media. It can also be used to promote your business.

by Att and Kim Trumbo  | May 01, 2015 02:00:00
Startup Tips

4 do's and 4 don'ts for businesses using social media

Social media can make or break your business.

As a business owner, you know the importance of social media as a way to make a connection between your business and customers. Whenever potential clients are looking for a new product or service, they generally start their search on social media, ...

by Deborah Mitchell  | April 27, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

3 tactics for getting customers to notice your online business

With online businesses numbering in the billions, standing out is key to success.

It's estimated that there are more than 4.68 billion web pages spanning the Internet with more than 570 new websites coming online every minute.If you have a website, that's a lot of competition and noise to rise above. Bestselling author, online marketing consultant and speaker Frank Viola says the key ...

by Tor Constantino  | April 12, 2015 06:00:00