Didn’t Get That Promotion?

Let yourself feel all the emotions that come up. by Amy Gallo

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Getting passed over for a promotion can be disheartening and even humiliating. Whether you thought you deserved the job or were promised it, no one likes hearing that they didn’t meet the mark. The reality is that it happens all the time, perhaps more so in a tough economy, when companies hesitate to give out promotions or raises. The good news is that it’s possible to survive the experience with both your reputation and ego intact, and to become a better employee because of it.

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