I got my job promotion to a manager in the year 2017. As a manager, I was given new responsibilities and I have mastered them all over the years. I am one of the top performers in my department and my peers recognizes that I am operating at a higher level.

This month, we will be getting our bonuses and promotion. The disappointing news is that I am not getting any job promotion. People who recently joined my company have a higher job title and those that started later than me have also been promoted. I have talked to my boss about it but did not obtain a satisfactory answer.

Below are some things that I have learnt.

A job done well in a corporate world doesn’t guarantee a promotion

Doing your job well or even doing more work than the others does not necessary guarantee you a job promotion. I have worked longer hours and put in extra effort than the others