Good advice can advance you to the next step, and bad advice can sabotage your professional life.
Career advice has serious implications if you follow it – either for the better or for the worse. This means that good advice can advance you to the next step, and bad advice can sabotage your professional life.
The advice to follow
Good advice either brings clarity to a situation or reveals all the factors involved in a decision. For your career, this often means looking at the big picture or accepting the conditions of your current circumstances.
Sarah Skirpan, media strategist for Dick Jones Communications says that she’s received two helpful pieces of advice that have stuck with her throughout her career:
- “On my first day of college, in my first class, my professor told the class, ‘In four years, when you leave this institution, there