The trick to working less hours and getting promoted

You don’t double your productivity by doubling your hours. Working lots and lots of hours may get you a promotion and a raise. It may also get you burned out and fired.

A coupla months in the laboratory can save a coupla hours in the library. (Westheimer’s Discovery)

What you really need to do is […]

Getting past a glass ceiling

True story: She can’t get a promotion. Not even a bigger title. The “Good Old Boys” all admit she is doing a great job. She saves the company literally 5 to 50 times her salary every year. She will never be promoted. It is because she is a woman. I know her. I know her […]

Use these 4 guerilla tactics to get promoted or a raise

Getting a raise or getting promoted is hard if no one notices what you do. Guerilla tactics for quick advancements have to get you noticed in a nice way. First a story, then the tactics.

Bill was one of the original guerilla advertisers. Two decades ago he had a product that no one had in […]

How to get promoted past that roadblock

It isn’t the incompetent who destroy an organization. It is those who have achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up. (Charles Sorenson)

You have to kill your boss, or the senior technician to get a promotion. They have the job you want and are not leaving. They […]