We as adults are interested in learning that will lead to a better quality of life and higher self-esteem, not just in higher pay or promotion. You can help your team members understand that learning new skills may allow them to exhibit their expertise and creativity to influence more people and different projects, leading to a more satisfied career.

As the Indian economy moves northwards, the job market looks very bright. In a survey conducted by Michael Page, an international executive search firm, 76 % of the employers said that they plan to increase their headcount in 2016. Now it is up to you to ride this wave by getting a handsome pay raise and promotion with your current employer or by jumping ship to a place where you are valued rightly for your contribution, remember to tell the company if they give peanuts, they will get monkeys only. Don?t settle for less, jostle for more for you deserve a better lifestyle, avoid getting swarmed and fooled by the company loyalty and emotional drama.

During the review, a managerial candidate is introduced by his/ her reporting manager and other senior members of the management team are invited to share their views on the candidate?s competencies and leadership potential. These discussions can exert a major influence on the manager?s future career progression. It?s at this point that having support and sponsorship of your senior management team can have a crucial and positive effect on your career trajectory.