Are You Executive Level Material? Tip #5

The following is the 5th in a series of 10 tips to help you become more promotable in your job.

5. Learn about business.

To make it in business you have to know about business. This includes reading about your industry as well as other industries to learn how different companies handle things. If you’re well read you can give examples from other industries and companies of what worked and what didn’t. Remember that in order to be promotable you have to be on top of your game at all times; being knowledgeable is one way to display your competence.