Bookmark These: Avoiding, or recovering from, career mistakes
By Reid Kanaley
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) Career mistakes — taking a job that's wrong for you, or suffering a meltdown in the office, for example — can be tough to recover from, but they're easy to avoid if you know how.
—Career mistakes: Not so fast. Maybe you think you hate your job, when the real problem is some other part of your life that's gone awry. This recent post at USNews.com says that's one mistake to avoid in 2011. There are plenty more. http://go.philly.com/mistake1
—Careers to avoid: Forbes.com names 10 careers that are losers because, based on
—Don't do it for money: Changing jobs for more money always sounds great, but could be a big mistake, says career counselor
—Three and three:
—Give thanks: At the Career Change Help site, scroll down to "career change mistakes to avoid." The 10 posts begin with the mistake of failing to thank everyone who gives you even the least bit of help or feedback in your quest for the right job. http://careerchangehelp.net
—CLM recovery: That stands for "career limiting moves," and it's good to know that you can probably recover after making one of them. This article at AskMen.com suggests ways to survive the mistakes of bad-mouthing, breaching confidentiality, a public meltdown, and even stealing. Apologizing has a lot to do with most of the recovery effort. http://go.philly.com/mistake5
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