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by Lane Florsheim, Glamour
Want to kick up your career a couple of notches? Consider this expert career advice to get you to the next level at your job.
Get-Ahead Career Tip 1: Play up your strengths.
You have unique skills and talents, so use them to make yourself stand out. "If you're a social-media whiz, play that up in a new position. If you're great at organizing events, volunteer to take the lead on community-building activities in the company," says Jenna Goudreau, staff reporter at ForbesWoman. "And don't let anyone tell you your youth is a weakness."
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Get-Ahead Career Tip 2: Become an expert at your "silver bullet."
Once you've found your specialty at work, use it to get noticed. Emily Bennington, author of Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out, and Move Up at Your First Real Job, calls it your "silver bullet." "This is a great way to distinguish yourself early in your career because it's your specialty area and a place where you can become a