If you’re one of those people who think you deserve something simply based on tenure, then sorry, honey, it’s time for a reality check.
Over the past 8 years that I’ve been in the working world, I’ve been promoted 3 times: once at my old CPA firm and twice in the 4 years I’ve been at my current company. My most recent move up the ranks this past November (which left me with little-to-no time to work on the blog – sorry!) was by far the biggest jump, going from managing a whopping zero people to being in charge of an entire department of 11 (aah!). And I’ll be honest with you, it wasn’t because I was the oldest or had been there the longest.Read More