Where Is My Promotion?
You started this job with bright eyes and full of promise. You were excited about the possibilities. You dreamed of sweet business victories capped off with promotions and huge pay checks. Related:7 Reasons Why You Lost That Promotion You've now discovered you're still revving your engines at the starting line, same job with only the annual 3% pay increase. Oh boy. Your expectations are now turning to resentment and despair. This is not how you thought it would go. This happens to a number of people every day, and many of them simply succumb to apathy for years to come. You know the type; they are basically funky and unhappy, rationalizing where they are and where they are headed. Is this the new future for you or are you going to do something about it? Assuming you would like to keep some of the dream alive, let's look at a variety of circumstances that may play into your situation, and then we'll look at some corrective action.