Are you aiming for a promotion at work but don't know how to make it happen? Alan Stein and Maya Grossman, in this podcast episode, discuss the step-by-step process on how to get promoted.
Maya shares her insights from her 15 years in the corporate world which included 10 promotions and she explains why earning trust is one of the most important things that will help you climb up the ladder. She also lays out practical tips on how you can advocate for your own promotion without being overly salesy.
Listen to the SYCK Podcast with Maya Grossman now and take your career success into your own hands today!
In This Episode:
[02:40] What are advocates and how are they different from mentors?
[6:48] How to find the right people to advocate for your promotion
[8:43] What to do when you don’t have your manager’s support
[12:06] How to push back against your manager’s objections about your promotion
[15:18] Dealing with difficult conversations with manager if you are uncomfortable in communicating directly
[21:05] Advocating for yourself in the workplace without being salesy
[27:14] Alan and Maya discuss the timeline of promotions
[29:35] Maya’s thoughts on promotions and compensation
[33:15] The driving forces of people aiming for a promotion
Being good at your job doesn’t equate to promotion. Aside from being exceptional at what you do, you need to get people to advocate for your promotion, especially your manager.
Tough conversations are necessary to grow your career. If you can’t go out of your comfort zone to deal with them, don’t expect to reap the rewards of your hard work.
Maya is a Career Success Coach, 2x VP of marketing, and a best-selling author.
She was promoted 10 times in 15 years and worked for companies like Microsoft and Google and now she teaches ambitious professionals how to make quantum leaps in their careers and earn high 6 figures, without working harder.