Everyone has to start somewhere, and often that means taking a job as someone’s assistant. At first, you’ll be thrilled to get coffee, run errands, manage schedules, or deal with a demanding boss. And after a year or two, if you’ve done your job well, you’ll probably get a promotion. But though you’ll be more than ready to assume your new role, your co-workers might have trouble seeing you as more than the girl who orders the office supplies and knows which bakery has the best cupcakes. While it’s tempting to continue doing your old duties while easing into your new position, if you keep acting like an assistant, people will keep treating you like one. Here, some tips on how to lose your entry-level image without alienating everyone.
Being Promoted to Manager