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Career Advancement: Getting Beyond the No (2080 hits)

If I were a poet, I would have crafted a slick and instructive metaphor placing you in the value chain of consumption, contribution and preparedness. Instead, just enter this reading as if you are at the top of your game seeking the next challenge.

Somehow the promotion went to someone you trained or the contract for the gift shop to be opened in the brand new hotel went to another firm. Ask [yourself] the question, "what happens if I am wrapped in unwavering volition yet paralyzed by outside influences?"

My response to you: One of the hardest periods in a personís professional career is to be denied access and elevation when clearly they are deserved. The rejection is painfully mental; sometimes catastrophic forcing some to curl up in corners, on floors, weeping with dismay.

Truth is, a part of your character will be created through your decision to move on. But you have to make that decision. Setbacks require a critical injection of confidence and an elevated level of visibility to move beyond these artificial boundaries established by others.

In the face of set back migration is not recommended. I'd suggest you stay in the open to let others see you for who you have been and are. Dig into your repository of best practices, mitigate distractions and perform with an even greater result. Stay until the job is done - better.

You are the metaphoric kitchen and at some point, the other party will appear to be nourished. How do I know? MCI 1998. Itís Monday and I'm still cooking. Leave a comment - tell me about a time you suffered a tremendous professional set back. How did you overcome?

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article submitted by Torin Ellis of Rip The Resume (riptheresume.com) an experienced human capital entrepreneur, career coach, recruiter and diversity marketing professional.
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Sunday, May 2nd 2010 at 7:01PM
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Working for a health insurance a company as an hourly employee, with a Bachelor in Business Administration, I experience isolation, exclusion, and discrimination. My education and work experience is what gives me an advantage over my co-workers' skills. My benefit to the company is downplayed and my accomplishments and value to the department is ignored by management. That being said, I am grossly underpaid, and my clerical support is constantly diminishing.
I am being left out of training for new jobs, and opportunity for advancement. My co-workers, whom are relatives, friends, and friends of relatives and friends, reap the benefit of working directly with management.
I continue to perform at an above average level, while watching and anticipating the consequences from the mistakes and costly expenses of doing business by the department.
Monday, May 10th 2010 at 8:05PM
Let me say that I first and foremost appreciate your comment. Let me ask you about something you said: "My education and work experience is what gives me an advantage over my co-workers' skills."

What exactly do you mean by advantage? Based on the remaining text in your response, I'm not so sure I see the advantage [w/your present employer]. Not that it doesn't exist, it's just not clear .... to me?

Hat's off to you and your consistent level of performance. Are you documented? Meaning, have you received an annual appraisal and do you have a copy of such?
Monday, May 10th 2010 at 10:54PM
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