When looking for a new opportunity in the workplace, the natural tendency is to buckle down, work hard and hope that everything will work out for the best. In today’s environment that formula doesn’t automatically equal a raise, a promotion or a top spot on a leadership team. Professionals with dazzling credentials, but dim prospects, need to think differently about how to get up the ladder, whether you are a service or manufacturing worker or middle management rock star looking for the next move. I took the case to our experts and they all agree that opportunities still exist for women who are alert and assertive enough to make the right moves.
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