Youve done it; you got your promotion. Now you need
to figure out what your responsibilities will be, and whats
going to change or stay the same.
With a new job and new responsibilities, you should see a
larger number on your paycheck. Figure out how to make sure
youre getting paid what youre worth.
The Importance of Titles: Whats in a name?
In the age of the dot.com company, its not surprising
to see titles like guru, coach, evangelist,
and even visionary. But unless youre at
an internet startup and dont mind spending time at cocktail
parties explaining exactly what it is you do, youre
better off accepting more universally recognized job titles.
When youre negotiating your compensation package as
part of your promotion, dont forget to ask about your
title. What youre called may not make a big difference
while youre at your current company. Should you ever
leave, though, its best to have a title thats
easily understood. Though every company handles things differently,
there is a common vocabulary, with titles such as administrative
assistant, specialist, supervisor, manager, director, etc.
For more information on standardized job titles, refer to
professional organizations in your field or check out human
resource consulting groups such as The
Survey Group or Aon