You’ve given the company a few years of your life and now you're offered a promotion and a raise. You must realize that you would need to upgrade your image, however, because more will be expected of you. Here are a few basic but vital pointers for finding the right image and attitude for your new target and position.
Learn to Upgrade – Now that you have the money to use for acquiring better clothes and accessories, it’s time to get inspired by trending business outfits. You should also consider getting a car if you don’t already have one or upgrading your old one to a newer model. Check all the Northern Michigan car dealerships in your area and find a relatively updated vehicle befitting your new position.
Take Classes – As you rise in rank, so do your superior’s expectations of you. Impress your fellow managers and even those above you with a sharpened mind and modern business acumen by enrolling in a few business classes online. Also, check out your company's in-house training sessions and modules and make sure you enroll in those you believe can be useful for your new job.
Trust the Experts – When you get promoted in most big or growing companies, you have many opportunities to go to lectures, meetings, and conventions outside of your company to enhance your knowledge of business trends. When you attend these, make friends and enlarge your contact list to expand your network and industry knowledge.
Spend Smart – Having more money should also mean more financial wisdom and savvy. Find ways to enlarge your savings. Look for wise financial opportunities. That way, you can save more each month and keep the money safe for emergencies or until the next financial growth spurt.
Whether it’s an outward change or a change in perspective, you are now offered a chance to continue succeeding and growing in your chosen line of work. Do everything with purpose and you’ll soon rise even higher in your career and in your personal life. Good luck on your recent promotion and keep moving forward.