By Kristi Dosh
woman upset at desk You come into work 15 minutes early every day. You do everything that's asked of you (with a smile, no less), and you're a team player. So why haven't you gotten that promotion? It might be because you're female. No, the male higher-ups aren't necessarily sexist. It turns out that women are more prone than male colleagues to engage in career-sabotaging workplace behaviors. Check out these 10 little habits that may be keeping you down on the corporate ladder.
1. You take care of others first.
Your colleague leans over your cubicle wall and says, "I can't format this table. Can you look?" It might take only a few minutes, but consider how much you help coworkers each week-you're probably losing valuable time for your own tasks. Men are more likely than women to prioritize their work over others', which can make them appear more productive. While there's value in being helpful, your individual accomplishments matter more at work. Cindy Burns, the directorRead More »from 10 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Getting Promoted