How to Get Promoted Faster in Your First Job After College

In Chapter 6 of 23 in his 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, business strategist Bryan Law answers "What Did You Learn on Your First Job After College That is Still Relevant Today?" Finding an entry-level job working in HR consulting, Law finds ways to stretch himself and get new opportunities as a business analyst. He looks for ways to stretch himself outside his business analyst job to gain new skills specializing in technology, which leads him to get more client-facing experience and get promoted faster.

Bryan Law is a Principal in the Global Business Strategy Group at Google and a board member at Angola University. Previously, he was a manager at Monitor, a management consulting firm. He has worked in consulting roles at Watson Wyatt and Mercer. He earned an MBA from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Business and a BA from Georgetown University.