The Best Worst Career Advice

Author: Kelsey Manning,

Throughout your college life and career, you will receive tons of solicited and unsolicited advice.  Take it with a grain of salt and learn to know yourself so you can determine what will work for you.  The following is just a glimpse at what you may encounter.  To read the full article, click the links provided. – WLC Career Development

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“‘Hard work alone equals success.‘  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  There are so many factors that contribute to career success, such as being a team player, having soft skills, and fitting in to the company culture.” – Keisha Blair, co-founder of Aspire-Canada.

Go to a small town and pay your dues before you jump into a big city, because there’s no way you’ll get a job without moving through that traditional chain.” – Lauren Chval, 24, community coordinator and writer.

You probably shouldn’t be a writer because you get too nervous about your articles.” – Meghan Keane Graham, 35, chief content officer

“‘You should never leave a job unless you’ve been there for at least one year.’  Fortunately, I have ignored that advice a couple times in my life already.  Had I either stayed in a position I was not happy in or not pursued a new opportunity, who knows where I’d be today.  The stress and uncertainty of a new job was worth it.” – Michael Thrasher, 26, research analyst

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