How to Use Career Jealousy to Get Ahead

Your work BFF just got the promotion you both applied for and you’re happy for her, really you are, but you can’t help feeling a little envious that you didn’t get the job. Being envious doesn’t feel good, especially when it involves a friend or colleague or is focused on things like a larger paycheck or a promotion. But the good news about that lousy feeling is it can become a motivator. If you’re proactive, you can use it to jump-start your own career.

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