Promote! offers a strategy and tips for
getting promoted at your government job. Promotions are made much as the jobs are
filled in government jobs, through an examination process that may include one or more of
the following tests - written test, oral interview, and performance test.
Here's our step-by-step strategy for getting promoted.
We've included links to valuable resources to put you on the fast track.
- Develop a
- Learn From Others
- Get It Done on the Job
- Get It Done in the Classroom
- When the job(s) that you want to promote to are open, make sure that
you include the duties and responsibilities that you performed in your application
- If the promotion includes a writing exercise, make
sure you integrate the duties and responsibilities that you performed in your answers.
- If the promotion includes an interview, make sure
you integrate the duties and responsibilities that you performed in your interview
answers. Having performed most if not all of the duties or responsibilities, you'll
find that you're knowledgeable about the job and have the self confidence to communicate
your experience and knowledge.