5 Harmful Career Mistakes To Throw Out With Your Spring Cleaning | LinkedIn

Put Away Your EgoYour ego might very well be what’s holding you back from accomplishing your career goals. If you think you know it all, you might shirk professional development opportunities, thinking there’s nothing else you need to learn about your chosen industry or position. Others in your company are learning new skills and innovative new approaches to old problems, while your ego is keeping you from growing.Your ego might also be making you a less-than-attractive person to have on a team. No one wants to work with a know-it-all, and therefore you might be missing out on opportunities that organically arise from networking and team-based work.It’s time to toss your ego in the dustbin and become a better team player. Really listen and communicate with your coworkers, share what you know, and don’t be afraid to ask for guidance. By deflating your ego, you might just be inflating your career prospects.Clean Up Your Social MediaIn today’s digital age, your personal brand is more important than ever. Yet social media channels provide us with untold opportunities to hurt our professional image with the things we choose to post. If you haven’t been paying much attention to what you put out in the digital ether on social media, now is the time

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