Deemed Incompetent for Promotion

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about not ready for promotion: When the opportunity for promotion came along, I was told my writing skills were not up to par; a skill of mine that has always been considered a strength by me and my past employers.

I have been working in this office for over 2 years now. When I was hired, my Manager planned a “10-year plan” for me, which included possibilities for growth/promotion. Being hired for a position that was below my skill level was considered a stepping-stone. When the opportunity for promotion came along, I was told my writing skills were not up to par; a skill of mine that has always been considered a strength by me and my past employers. After taking his advice and taking a “Clear Writing” course, I was once again passed up for promotion.

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