Dear Experts, What personality traits do you see as important in workers looking to get promoted from worker bee to management? How can a worker demonstrate those traits without alienating his or her co-workers? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#408 One of the keys is demonstrating leadership and the ability to inspire/mentor those around u to reach goals. (@kgrantcareers) Q#408 Go above & beyond, facilitate others' work, see big picture, focus on solutions, pitch in, take lead. (@juliaerickson) Q#408 Focus, leadership traits, and a commitment to org goals is what they look for. Engage ur peers to generate consensus. (@DebraWheatman) Q#408 Demonstrate character & vision: earn positive rep as ethical, persuasive, skilled, risk-taker who "gets" bottom-line. (@lauralabovich) Q#408 Lead by example (with the work you do and the way you treat others) The rest will follow. (@gradversity) Q#408 Ability to work with ALL personalities is a MUST for leadership roles. Try this test: http://ow.ly/SFhk (@jtodonnell) Q#408 Most value traits are initiative and leadership. Don't worry about alienating other people. this is your career! (@louise_fletcher) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.
January 04, 2010