5 secrets to climbing the ladder faster

CEOs and other top execs share tips for getting where you want to be


By Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder



Sometimes getting from where you are to where you'd like to be careerwise can seem like a daunting task. While time and experience help, other actions can speed the process along. Here, executives in a variety of fields share their tips on how to move up the ladder a bit faster.


Accumulate knowledge


"Knowledge is power," says Linda Matzigkeit, senior vice president of strategic planning and human resources for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. "You need to read about your industry, know what people