Workplace | Career advice
Networking across your company, cultivating charisma and developing expertise in an emerging area are keys to success—and can be learned
By Sue Shellenbarger
March 6, 2018
Many young employees are frustrated when their first jobs land them in powerless positions at the bottom of the organization chart after years of leadership roles in school, leading some to jump ship far sooner than employers would like.
How do you gain power when you have none?
More employers are opening new paths to leadership by encouraging employees to develop spheres of influence that have nothing to do with the org chart.