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I like my job yet I feel that I have a lot more to offer . Do I move on or do I plod along? How can I express to my workplace that I feel I have more to offer?


Posted anonymously, 28th May 2018


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  • I would speak to your manager and if you don’t get a positive result- move on.


  • Regular conversations are important so that your superiors are aware of your goals and development aspirations and how they can help you with these.


  • Do you get regular meetings for performance reviews? Perhaps suggest you’d like more challenges or put your hand up for more responsibilities ?


  • I too agree with the previous comments.


  • If you don’t ask they will not know that you want more.


  • I also agree with other mom members …approach your boss well prepared and see how it goes from there.


  • Schedule a time to sit and talk with your manager and give adequate reasons why they should consider you for a promotion.


  • Keep plodding along, being excited and enthusiastic about your job, do your supervisors notice. And maybe ask to have a chat about it


  • Think about what it is you want and what you could bring to the organisation and then take it to your boss as a proposal. Bosses are usually receptive when they can see what’s in it for them and there’s not a lot of work for them to do.


  • Yes, ask your manager for a conversation about your function and go in prepared.


  • It is also useful to list what you like and dislike about a job and also what you can offer a job and organisation.


  • I have these discussions during one to one catch up times. Going to a catch up with a list of what you offer and the direction for further development is useful.


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