Ten Secrets to Getting Promoted

You have a spotless attendance record, a blemish-free work record, you have even attended those office weekend outings and gamely did the "trust" exercises, and still, when promotion time rolls around, you find yourself shut out again. What went wrong?

"I've seen too many people make basic, avoidable, mistakes that are held against them and affect their promotability for years," says author Carolyn Thompson whose new book, 'Ten Secrets to Getting Promoted,' tackles that touchy subject.