I’ve written a lot about bad career advice in the past. It’s funny how, once you start thinking it about it, you notice it everywhere. It’s like when you’re looking to buy a new car and then suddenly it seems like everyone in the world drives the exact make and model you want. Bad career advice jumps out at me like a bright yellow Porsche in a sea of black Hondas.
With all the bad career advice floating around out there, I’ve identified a few common themes—signs that the guidance you’re getting may be less than helpful. Next time you get some advice and wonder if you should follow it or forget it, give it some serious thought using the tips below. [Read more…]