The Etiquette for a Promotion

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Getting a promotion is going to require you to follow a few key rules of etiquette. Learn about the etiquette for a promotion with help from a public relations and human resources professional in this free video clip.

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Hello, I'm Darryle Brown, from, and today we will discuss the etiquette for a promotion. The time for promotion is a very exciting time for all of us when we're seeking our career advancement goals. Here are some tips to help you to ensure that you're exercising the proper etiquette for a promotion. Tip number one, a thank you letter or a verbal thank you is sufficient, really depending on the location of the boss or manager who promoted you. If your boss is at another office outside of where you work, a thank you letter may be sufficient, but if they work within your general office area, a verbal thank you is more than sufficient in that case. So, it's just a matter of where they are located would determine how you would extend your thank yous or appreciation. Tip number two, be eager to maintain a high performance standard. That is the expectation out of your manager or boss who promoted you. Ensure that you maintain that, and be eager to do even better and go above and beyond. That is the standard they're looking for, be sure to give it to them. Tip number three, deliver on commitments. If you made certain commitments at the time with let's say, at the time of your interview, concerning what you plan to do and whatever strategic plans or actions plans you have in place upon being appointed to that position, it is really important that you deliver on those commitments, because those are the things that are going to go along way towards your present and future success in that promotion. So get out there, do your best job, and deliver for those managers and make them proud, and it will definitely have a huge impact on your future promotions later on. I'm Darryle Brown, from, and these are tips for exercising etiquette for a promotion. Thank you for watching.


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