This is a total cheat post – sure, I could’ve written something up, but this article by Alison Green of Ask a Manager (seriously one of my favorite blogs of its kind) sums everything up perfectly. It’s an older post, but it’s still as relevant as the day it was written. In my opinion, the first four things on this list really are bad advice. The fifth isn’t something I’ve thought much about, and because I’m not a manager it’s not something I have much experience with – that is to say, I don’t really care. The first four? HUGE.
Read, learn, live: 5 Pieces of Bad Career Advice.