How to get the position of the department head
If you started working in the company from the bottom, identify which Department you would like to lead. Examine the features of its functioning, consider what qualities and skills are necessary to you personally. Do not worry that such a goal will be impossible. Of course, there are enterprises where career development has almost no place. However, in most cases, the talented employee's have all the chances of success.
Take on projects involving a minimum of people management. It could be a promotion or corporate event. Your task is to demonstrate your ability to organize employees. A few brilliantly implemented mini-projects will allow the management company to see in you the makings of a leader.
Show responsibility, mobility and the ability to make quick decisions: these are the qualities necessary for the head unit. Boldly declare to the management about the results of their work, feel free to praise and to show loyalty to the company.
Follow the career development of the current head of Department, whose place you would like to take. Try to engage with him a friendly relationship, read its working plans and ambitions. Of course, we are not talking about "scheming". However, if you are the actual chief Deputy and will be able to perform most of its functions, your goal will be closer. When moving to another position or increase your candidate for the new chief will be the main.
If you want to take the post of head of Department in the new company, but without proper experience, bid on a job interview. Prepare good answers to common question about the reasons why a firm should choose you. Tell us how you see the upcoming job, what would be your steps in a new place. Don't forget to mention even small experiences with managing people.