Logic Of The Day: 04.09.2019.
After you’ve worked at the company for a few months, work out a realistic growth chart for your own development. This should be a reasonable, practical chart — not a pie-in-the-sky wish list of demands.
What’s reasonable? Do you think being promoted within two years is reasonable? What about raises? Try to inform your own growth chart with what you’ve heard about other workers’ raises and promotions.
Once you’ve rigorously charted a realistic path for your personal development within the company, try to talk to your mentor about it.
Keep refining your chart until it seems to work with your skills and proven talents. Then, arrange a time to discuss it with your boss.
You may want to time the discussion around the time of your performance review. Then your boss can weigh in with what he feels is reasonable, too.
~ Vicky Oliver (How to Find New Growth Opportunities at Work)
@ Logic Consult
“The Career Growth Team”