How to Prepare for a Promotion

  • View
    1.240

  • Download
    3

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

Whether you're just getting started in your career or have been working for awhile you'll benefit from the strategies covered in this talk. You'll learn: • Why people get promoted • How to prepare for a promotion • What to do about past performance • What to do if you're passed up for a promotion

Text of How to Prepare for a Promotion

  • How to Prepare for a Promotion Femgineer Forum #femgineerforum . . . Sponsored by: Crowdtap, ESPN & WeWork May 13, 2014 Poornima Vijayashanker poornima@femgineer.com @poornima
  • Background Femgineer Forums
  • Agenda Why people get promoted? How do you prepare? What to do about past performance? What to do if youre passed up for a promotion? Breakout session
  • Recognition of excellence in effort.
  • Small company might not have a formal process.
  • Big company has process & hierarchy.
  • People do get promoted!
  • You can too!
  • Why do people get promoted?
  • Already performing the role.
  • Company has a new need.
  • They spoke up & ASKed for it.
  • Can you really prepare for a promotion?
  • YES!
  • Not about doing EVERYTHING!
  • Not about number of HOURs you work.
  • Showing results.
  • Take stock of YOUR accomplishments.
  • Delivered: on time, on budget. Made improvements: quality, process. Reduced waste: cost, defects. Led: a team, a project.
  • What if you want to take on a new role?
  • If its a new role make sure its what want.
  • Understand the day-to-day.
  • Start with this simple recipe.
  • Get Some Feedback Colleagues Other Departments
  • Use their feedback.
  • Do a bite-sized sale.
  • Be clear that you want it.
  • Dont muddle the message. ...
  • RISK.
  • Mitigating risk == easy decision
  • Demonstrate through stories why you would be capable.
  • What if your last performance review wasnt positive?
  • Show progress overtime.
  • What if you still get passed up for a promotion?
  • Environment.
  • Timing.
  • Review Why people get promoted? How do you prepare? What to do about past performance? What to do if youre passed up for a promotion? Breakout session
  • Want to host a forum at your company? Contact: justin@femgineer.com
  • Get our book! How to Transform Your Ideas into Software Products http://femgineer.com/transform-ideas
  • Courses Confident Communicator Lean Product Development Web Product Development Visit femgineer.com/learn Mentoring Visit femgineer.com/mentoring
  • Q&A
  • Breakout Session!
  • KEY OBJECTIVE(S) AGENDA DELIVERABLE BREAK OUT SESSION Get comfortable presenting why you deserve a promotion. 30 minutes Get into groups of ~5 people. 1. Introduce yourself to the group. 2. Practice the recipe in your group: - Take stock of your accomplishments - Talk to your colleagues - Do a bite-size sale with your boss - Be clear about what you want Short presentation