As a working mother, first of all you should have an idea about what could be done to have the best career possible. As you are already working full time at the cost of spending time with your family, you can be the right one to climb the corporate ladder. There are people who simply expect promotion thinking that they are the deserving candidates without doing the things, the management expects. There are a few things which can make you the prime candidate for the promotion. By following these simple tips you can certainly improve your career and reach home early too.
Request for a candid evaluation –
As you are aware that there will be evaluation of your work at regular periods and that helps in your up gradation you need to be clear with your immediate boss regarding your work. Sometimes it happens that the boss will say that you are doing great or doesn’t say anything about your work. But you should always try to take his/her opinion to know where you are doing well and where you need to improve. This helps you to know your stand in the competition and will encourage you to do better. Your zeal for the work will definitely make your boss to give good assessment.
Have your own Blog –
Another way to bring improvement in your career is to have your own blog because most of the companies like to hire people who can work extra hours. You can start one which is related to the company/industry you are associated with. It gives both you and the company, a good exposure thereby bringing increase in the marketing and employment areas. The best scenario is that you become a leader in your industry.
You need not worry even if your company doesn’t recognise your work. There is always a better chance to be noticed by other companies and they themselves offer you a promising position.
Go to an institution – There are certain positions where you are sure you can excel because of your experience but you will not be eligible for them as you don’t have the qualification. So if you can go back to learning, there will be myriad ways to improve your career. It is never late to learn anything. Only thing is that you should be able to manage your work time and studying time and also the finances. You are fortunate if your employer is ready to pay a portion of the fee. Otherwise, you can get help from so many resources available like internet, these days. There will be also some people around you who can stretch their hands to help you. You may find somebody in your own family who can provide help and guidance in writing thesis etc.
It is apparent that you should be practical in trying to influence your career in a positive way. If you aspire to be the winner in the competition the most important thing is the quality of your work. No doubt it should be very high and result oriented. But at the same time the above ideas will help you reach your goal for sure. So don’t halt but dare to dream and strive to achieve. Wish you always the BEST.