Promoting Employees: How To Get It Right
Promoting the wrong employee is like quitting smoking: It's easy to do, a million times. Promoting the right person at the right time takes more diligence. But it can be as important to the well being of your company as ditching the smokes can be for your health. Many businesses approach the concept of job promotions with something less than a studied eye. While the process may seem basic, the consequences of an ill-advised promotion can be nothing short of cataclysmic - particularly if it happens over and over. That means it's critical to understand what works and what doesn't in the art of promoting employees. In this paper there are seven guidelines for promoting an employee.