The Sims 3 Tips

Force Events and Opprotunities, and get promoted!!
1. Enable cheating mode ( R1 R2 L1 L2 on the menu with quit save load all that stuff )
2. Go to your sims workplace
3. Hold down L2 and click on your sims workplace ( DONT LET GO OF L2 ) and a list should pop up SAYING Force event force all events and force opprotunity!
4. Use Force all events and your job performance should increase ( this works extremly well for army but not so great for the lower level medical career. )

Hope this helps!