6 Tips to Advancing Your Career
WomenWerk welcomes Kelechi Okere, Regional Sales Director at Elselvier, as our guest blogger for the week. Kelechi started his career twelve years ago at the lowest level in the North America sales department of the global science, technical, and medical information company Elsevier. He has spent the last seven years of the twelve as a regional sales director, where he has managed teams with as many as ten direct reports and another seven indirect reports. He states, "What led me to my current role is a combination of sheer luck and exhibiting the right behaviors to achieve results. Advancement has been a byproduct in my view. Along the way, I have noticed interrelated behaviors that when practiced well, have helped me and other people advance." Kelechi shares his advice for career advancement below. Enjoy!