When Leilani Estavan joined Amazon in 2013, she never dreamed of becoming a general manager.
But nearly 10 years later, she’s done just that.
Estavan has successfully grown her career over the past decade, earning multiple promotions and taking on more responsibility with each role.
“I love Amazon,” Estavan said. “I’m always learning something new. But what keeps me here is the passion I have for people."
Read Estavan's advice below for tips to grow your career:
“Mentorship and relationships are very important,” Estavan said. “You’re never alone. There’s so many people out there that can help you.”
2.Be open to feedback
“Feedback helps us grow and work on things that may be opportunities,” Estavan said.
3.Push yourself outside your comfort zone
“It’s not always easy,” Estavan said. “Your time will come. Put the work in to understand how to get there.”
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