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Shrink-wrap your job promotion so it lasts longer.

So you got the promotion? Congrats! Now it’s time to get your butt into gear, because the work habits that landed you your promotion won’t wow your superiors forever.

‘When your boss raises your rank, you need to amp up your performance so you can meet her or his higher standards,’ explains Lois P. Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office (Little, Brown and Company). Here’s how to ensure post-promotion success.

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Revamp old habits
Your superiors will be watching for signs that you understand the importance of your role. So dress for your new position, don’t take personal calls at work and cut down time surfing the Internet – you can always get your fix of www.cosmopolitan.co.za after hours.

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