The worst career advice in the world

Today, some gut-wrenching stories about the worst career advice you’ve been hearing for the last 25 years. It is truly amazing how bad most career advice is. The only comparable industry is "financial literacy," which mindlessly repeats the same 5 tips over and over, is completely out of touch with how real people use their money, and genuinely believes ...

2012: The Year of Mastering The Game Being Played Around You

I have a special talent for making women cry. It's not intentional, it just happens. I remember, one year during college I was an RA, and one Saturday I had a series of back-to-back meetings with my residents to try to resolve all kinds of problems. I hate my roommate! I just failed my test. What should I do with ...

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A few years ago, I started using a virtual assistant. And dear god, I made every mistake in the book: I tried to save a few bucks by using international assistants (I paid between $2/hour and $10/hour), but I ended up wasting tons of time explaining exactly what I wanted. Then I switched to American assistants and got ...

Now available: The 7 Biggest Mistakes of Finding Your Dream Job

Last week, thousands of people registered for my free, live webinar on the top 7 career mistakes. They learned not only which mistakes were holding them back, but how to overcome those mistakes. Here’s what some of the attendees said: I am following @ramit 's material on how to identify and get your dream job. Great stuff no matter ...

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Avoid the top 7 career mistakes

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this post. I talked to staff members for advice, I talked to friends who run similar businesses, and I just couldn’t figure out how to get the words out right. A few weeks ago, I announced a small group that I’d be ...

Announcing a new scholarship: I’m giving away 1 seat to Dream Job Elite

I’ve told you before about how my Indian immigrant parents told me that I needed to get scholarships to pay for college. (It wasn’t a request -- Asian/Indian parents don’t ask their kids what they think, they tell their kids what’s to do. I can’t wait to do the same thing to my kids.) ...