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Is “Follow Your Passion” Good Career Advice?

Every year, as university graduation ceremonies take place, numerous influential speakers emphasize the significance of pursuing one’s passion. While this advice can be inspiring, I have concerns that it oversimplifies the complexities and practicalities of career development for young individuals entering the workforce. It

Give Smart Answers to Stupid Questions

As if interviews weren’t stressful enough, interviewers will sometimes ask a strange or silly question to see how you respond to an unexpected query. The stupidest questions (in my opinion) are ones supposedly designed to measure an aspect of your personality. For example: “If

It’s Never Too Late

Let’s say you’re at mid-career now. Do any of these thoughts or situations apply to you? … You’re bored, exhausted, and restless. Staying in the same job for another ten or twenty years feels like a prison sentence to you. … You find yourself

Do You Work For A Bad Boss Or A Good Boss?

There are plenty of bad bosses out there: Bosses who rarely communicate with you and who are never around when you need them. Bosses who take no responsibility for their actions and are all too willing to throw others under the bus to deflect

Creating a Personal Development Plan

One of the most challenging yet valuable aspects of career planning is figuring out what skills you need to develop to advance your career. To do this, you need to build your own personal development plan, which helps you define what is important to
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