As a marketer, I am often faced with my colleagues agonising about the avoidance of bragging - part of the reason I, and other marketing professionals are employed. This guide is aimed towards internal promotion but could equally apply to the external market.
One of the most important things you can do to advance your career is to let your bosses know when you have a success. Unfortunately it also seems to be one of the hardest. We see it as self-aggrandizing. No one likes to come across as a bragger and women in particular seem to have a tricky time advertising their triumphs – but research suggests it is a hurdle we have to overcome. Here are a few suggestions on how to let people know you’ve done well, without coming across as a jerk.