Smartest Way to Request Promotion?

Dear Experts, I've been working at the same business for three years now with no promotions under my belt. I feel this is my time and I'm worthy of a position upgrade and higher salary. I've paid my dues. Now, what's the smartest way to tell all that to my superior? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#227 Promotions are earned, not requested. Wow them with your abilities and commitment and your time will come. (@gradversity) Q#227 Avoid thinking time 4 promo cause u've been there so long. Show how u have helped company increase profits nstead. (@kgrantcareers) Q#227 Meet w/boss & ask what specific steps needed to earn promotion. ie. quantifiable goals you can meet/prove. (@jtodonnell)Q#227 Build your case w/facts, figures, stories re how you exceeded goals, helped biz, doing job already. (@juliaerickson) 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.

Man on laptop enjoys summer while working full time

There you are: sitting on the beach, covered in sunscreen, reading your favorite book, drinking your favorite drink under the cool shade of an umbrella. Life doesn't get any better than this. Suddenly, a door slams, a phone rings, a printer turns on. You jolt back into consciousness. You're at work, sitting in your cubicle, without even a hint of sunshine streaming in from outside.

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