You’re counting down the months, days, hours, minutes until you get that advancement at your company that officially carries you away from the dreaded “entry-level” title. Instead of dwelling on the ‘bib and pacifier’ that comes along with being the baby on the job, due to a change in career or just starting out from college, try to look at the advantages of working your way up.
Upper-level execs look for employees who are willing to work their way from the bottom to the top, and know every aspect of the company while getting there. Isn’t it better to watch an employee grow internally then to have to go through the hassle of outsourcing someone with the required experience? Why go to the store for flowers when you can pick them from your own garden??
Treat your entry-level job now as the first step to your corner office, and follow these five steps to get there in no time.