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Selecting Employees for Promotion

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


Promoting employees recognizes and acknowledges their performance and hard work and makes them feel valued. It boosts the morale of promoted employees and increases their productivity, as well as motivating them to improve their skills and talent further. In addition, promotions help identify candidates with potential to be developed and prepared for future leadership roles.

Whether filling a vacancy or establishing a new role, employee promotions should result from the consistent application of clear and neutral processes. In addition, the consideration and evaluation of applicants for promotion should be based on objective criteria.

This guide discusses the process for selecting an employee for promotion, from setting the criteria for promotions to making the final decision.