Aug 28 2013
We’ve all been there plenty of times before. Stuck in a dead end job, wishing and hoping we haven’t peaked as a professional and wondering what in the hell we have to do in order to get paid more for selling our soul to the Company Man.
Pulling a 9-5 sucks no matter how you shape it, but it is a hell of a lot worse when you’re making ends meat and not sure how to even ask for a promotion.
Well you’re in luck, because we’ve got some tips on how to grab one without bugging your boss every couple of weeks, so take notes.
6. Get Involved
OK, so this can be worse than actually going to work every Monday morning to sit in a cubicle, but if it lands you more money, than it’s definitely worth it, right?
Go ahead and do your normal work that’s required, but when there’s a company outing, sports team or something else where you can take the lead on, step up and do it. The more your bosses and coworkers see your face and personality, the more likely you get moved up that corporate ladder.
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