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How To Get A Better Edge For Promotion

Though I’ve been posting a lot on my Car Photography website – Custom Pinoy Rides, this is my first blog post here at my personal space – I AM THE aSTIG. So I hope you’ll like it.

Though I’m more of an entrepreneur on the Photography and Editorial side, I’ve had my fair share of climbing the corporate ladder on the Business Consultancy side. So if you’d like me to blog further about stuff like this, as well as other motivational topics, please let me know on the comments section.

Sample of The Wikimedia Foundation Organizational Chart (Source: Wikimedia Foundation)

A lot of people wonder why they just can’t get that thing that they always wanted – A Promotion. They think that just because their scorecards are way more impressive than the competition, they immediately have that edge. Then when they don’t get the job post, they start thinking: “What did I do wrong?”, or “What does that other guy have that I don’t?”. Have you ever been in that situation? Yeah I know, it happens.

While I don’t claim to be a “guru” at this, I just want to share something that I know… Something that might be of value to you so you can get that Better Edge the next time you apply for a job opening. I’m saying this based on experience, as I’ve worked my way to getting promoted on all of my corporate work experiences.

There is such a saying that goes: “Don’t make yourself irreplaceable. If you can’t be replaced… then you can’t be promoted.”

Here’s how you can use this to your advantage…