Everyone appreciates a hard worker. But should a hard worker automatically be considered for a management role? Not really. In an article for Monster, Barbara Reinhold addresses a question from a reader about this situation. The reader, Marilyn, expresses frustration that there has been no talk during performance reviews of her maybe moving into management, in spite of reviews being otherwise positive. Reinhold counters that there is nothing stopping Marilyn from broaching with her supervisor the subject of advancing into a leadership role. Such a talk can be utterly professional and honest. Furthermore, Marilyn happens to be only two years out of school. There are some skills that are best learned and honed over time, and Marilyn might actually be in a better overall position to lead effectively if she waits a little longer to go the managerial route.
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