Career advice is all around us. Some of it good… some of it good but stated over and over… and some of it, well, not so good.
Who do you listen to, and who do you avoid, when it comes to career advice that can make a big difference?
Becoming the best you can be in the workplace should always top your list of professional goals. The list of potential benefits is long, including promotions, salary increases and insulating yourself (as much as you can) when the inevitable layoff occurs.
Each of us has our own idea of what characteristics make up a top employee. There are a few traits, however, that are shared by peak performers in any industry at any career level.
Strive to hit the next level. Here are 10 traits of amazing employees:
The world recently learned three things about Google:
1. CEO Eric Schmidt received $106 million in bonuses in 2013. Maybe that’s because the company’s sales reached $16.9 billion in the fourth quarter of last year ALONE.
2. You can now add Google Glass hardware to actual prescription eyeglass frames.
3. When you type common career questions into a Google search, you get really depressing results.
That got me thinking: what other career issues have people typed into Google? I did a search, and what I found was interesting, and sometimes quite funny: