Earning the respect of your superiors is extremely important for promotions. However, most workers forget that it is also equally important to earn the respect of your peers. People do not get promoted to lead a group of people that do not respect them. Being respected is a tell-tale sign that you are ready to lead and it is often the final “skill” that bosses look for when deciding if an employee is ready for a promotion.
Contributor: Antonella Pisani from factgoods.com