8 Mistakes That Will Kill a Promotion

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With belt-tightening going on in places of business all over the country these days, getting a promotion can be just as difficult as getting a job in the first place. “If you’re looking to get promoted, you can’t just do enough,” Debra Wheatman, president of CareersDoneWrite.com tells MainStreet. “You have to exceed expectations and show that you can be relied upon when the going gets tough.” You also have to refrain from making the more subtle mistakes that many workers don’t even realize can cost them a promotion. MainStreet talked to career experts, managers and bosses to find out what common and often overlooked missteps can stop an employee’s corporate climb dead in its tracks. Photo Credit:  Bengt Nyman