#56 From Stuck to Success: Overcoming the 5 Barriers to Being Promoted

Season #1

In this episode, we're discussing the top 5 things that might be holding you back from advancing in your career. We'll provide tips and insights on how to overcome these barriers and boost your chances of getting that promotion. Remember, a promotion isn't just about doing your job well. It's about demonstrating your potential to take on more responsibility and contribute to the growth and success of the company. Let’s get into it.

Key Points

  • Don't ask for one: Learn why waiting for a promotion to come to you may not be enough, and what you can do to take control of your career advancement.
  • Not holding your boss accountable: Discover why it's important to communicate your goals and expectations with your boss, and how to do it in a way that sets you up for success.
  • You’re not building relationships: Understand why networking and building relationships is essential for career advancement, and learn tips for doing it authentically.
  • You’re not engaging with the needs of the company: Hear why understanding and aligning with the goals and needs of your company is crucial for demonstrating your value and potential.
  • You don’t brag on yourself: Learn why self-promotion is important for showcasing your accomplishments and skills, and how to do it without coming across as arrogant.


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👩🏽‍🏫 About Alicia Perkins is a leading authority in the career & professional development space. Alicia calls upon her decade of experience as an HR executive recruiter and hiring manager to teach professionals how to step into more purposeful & fulfilling careers with clarity & strategy. As the founder of Prepared Careers LLC, Alicia relies on her exemplary teaching strategies and personal branding techniques to serve professionals & audiences worldwide. To date, she has helped more than 2,000 clients across 4 continents step into their dream roles.