When is the best time to ask for a promotion?

When is the best time to ask for a promotion?

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Many people believe the only way to advance in their career is to leave their current company. The results of a new survey indicate they may be right. According to a new Robert Half Management Resources survey, chief financial officers, on average, said 38 percent of their accounting and finance management staff were promoted from within.

If you're looking to move up in your organization, what are the best ways to make your case for a promotion with the boss? Is there a "right" time to ask? If you're currently job searching, how can you gauge the company's commitment to staff advancement?

For those looking for a promotion - when's the best time to ask?

  • Don't wait for posting of open role
  • Don't wait for your performance review meeting
  • Ideally - make your intentions known when you interview for the role.
  • In the role - make yourself known as the one who can solve problems, be flexible and gets things done.

Online: Robert Half International

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • Police: Body found in Detroit manhole

    Police: Body found in Detroit manhole

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:42:23 GMT
    Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side.
    Police say a body has been found in a manhole on Detroit's west side.
  • Board to consider minimum wage, wolf ballot issues

    Board to consider minimum wage, wolf ballot issues

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:16:35 GMT
    Michigan's elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote.
    Michigan's elections board will consider whether supporters of a minimum wage increase and wolf hunting collected enough voter signatures for proposals to advance to legislators and possibly a statewide vote.
  • 36th Annual Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's

    36th Annual Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:28:40 GMT
    The 2014 Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's drives into Plymouth on Friday, July 25 through Sunday July, 27, 2014.
    The 2014 Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's drives into Plymouth on Friday, July 25 through Sunday July, 27, 2014.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices