As you may have guessed from the title, this is a list NOT to follow. Unless you’re looking to destroy your career. This is a great resource for anyone who is hoping to avoid simple mistakes in their career. It’s important not to allow all of these small mistakes to turn into a large career-ending dog pile. Avoid these mistakes and you’ll find yourself on a strong career path.
No matter how casual your relationship with your boss is, there are certain things that should never be said. If you feel like you get along well with your superior, check out this list. There are a few things that should never be said in front of your boss, and this list has most of them. We’re confident our readers are knowledgeable enough to avoid saying, “have you considered therapy?” to their boss, but not all of the phrases are that obvious.
This infographic is helpful no matter which category you fall into, employer or employee. Check out these reasons, and make sure they’re present at your workplace. If these factors aren’t there as an employee, consider restarting your job search. If they’re not present from an employer perspective, you may need to make some changes. Otherwise you may see your employees leaving for better offers elsewhere.
It’s hard to forget the scene in The Office where Dwight asks Jim to ‘leave the keys’, and proceeds to rile himself up to nail the next sales meeting with some intense air guitar. If you’ve ever wondered what your song of choice should be, look no further.
At some point in a job search, most of us have probably looked at our long shot dream jobs. It’s easy to fantasize about it, but should you actually consider sending in your resume? Check out this article for the answer.
Another great listicle from Business Insider, and this one covers everything you should do after an interview. One of their recommendations is emailing a thank you note. We totally agree, and did a blog post on it earlier this week! If you’re interested make sure to check that out as well.
In quite a dramatic throwback to early cinema, it seems everyone is fearing our robot overlords rising up and taking something from us. In this case however, it’s not our lives, it’s our jobs. Is that fear justified? Dan Finnigan of the Harvard Business Review shares his thoughts.
Many blogs such as this one offer job and career advice to job seekers. However, what if that advice never feels personalized enough? This may be just the article for you. It breaks down each generation into a career type, and also provides specific advice for them.
Finally, this article is in a similar vein to the previous, except it breaks up employees by job stages instead of generation. By realizing that everyone is somewhere different in their career path, you can provide more specialized advice. If you’re working right now and also wondering where a good network to utilize is, this article may be able to help you.