Accountemps, a staffing firm, polled over 2,000 executives at different companies and asked for the top five things that make you more likely to get a promotion.

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Here's what they said:

  1. Being motivated to learn new skills. 30% said it's the most important thing you need to have to get promoted.
  2. Strong interpersonal skills, 27%. So almost as many think THAT is the most important thing.
  3. Being able to adapt to change easily, 24%.
  4. Being okay with taking on more responsibility, 13%.
  5. Being willing to work long hours. Only 7% said it's the most important thing if you want to get promoted.
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