RE:New Position

Subject: RE:New Position
From: Joanne Wittenbrook <jwittenbrook -at- ameritech -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 11:00:28 -0700 (PDT)

>I'm finding this thread very interesting.

>So, if someone chooses not to go into management, and remain a TW
>full-time, how do they advance? If they were fortunate enough to be at
>a company where there were two tracks for management vs. advanced XYZ
>then there is no issue. But if you're not, how would you feel professionally
>if others in your department, with potentially less experience, advanced
>to management and you remained in the same position? Would you rethink
>your goals if that happened?

>If management is not for you, what then?

Management is not for a lot of people. My current company and my last company had grades of advancement within every job title. The idea was that those who like a particular position would be able to advance within that position. Moving into management should not, and in some companies, is not the only way to advance.


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