How to behave after promotion?
Promotion is definitely one of the most pleasant happens an employee can ever experience. It reflects your hard-working approach, shows your readiness to take the next step in your career and gives you confidence. Although, your reaction to the promotion is important as well. How should we cope with promotion?
Progress feels good -no doubt about that- but do not be too excited. Higher occupation means more responsibilities. It means you will have a bigger influence on the company. So naturally, It requires more effort, more concentration and more attention.
The very first thing you should know is what are your duties in the new position? To whom will you report? What are the exact procedures? Wear suitable clothes on your day one after promotion, decorate your new desk with green plants and pictures of your loved ones. Strike a confident character and smile.
When managers promote you, it means, you have done well so far. But in your new setting, you have to start from the beginning. You have to prove that you can adapt to new challenges. Earn managers trust and make them sure they have made the right decision about you.