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  • Writer's pictureMelanie Reinersman

Overcoming Bad Career Moves: Forward Focus From Now On

Updated: May 27, 2020

Just because you have made one (three? sixty?) bad career moves, doesn’t mean you need to continue that pattern. Unless you have ossified your decisions, there is time to change for the better! ~ David M. Reile, Ph.D.

FOCUS ON: Identifying the Problem

Don’t be like these professionals who are smart in so many ways, except one. Advanced degrees and 10+ years experience don’t eliminate bad career decisions. Identify the problem (e.g., effort, execution, blind spots…) then proceed to a better future. Read More.

YOUR LIBRARY: The Mistakes Female Leaders Made in their Careers

Twenty-five influential women share their stories to help everyone else learn “we’re all human.” Author Jessica Bacal, compiled the advice from successful women and titled the book, “Mistakes I Made at Work.” Note, this book review was published in an online magazine “serving as a leading voice for college girls today.”

JOB SEARCHING: Managing Your Reputation

If your bad career move is tied to who you are online, then you have some work to do to manage your online reputation. Whether you need to remove embarrassing photos, clean up search results, or just start to monitor your online reputation, you must get help now. Learn about the free guides from Reputation Management.

TOP TEN: Regrettable Career Choices

If you are looking for pride and contentment in your decisions, then go ahead and make mistakes. Just don’t work 80 hours a week to learn from those mistakes. Who are you putting first and last in your life that could fill you with regret or lead you to happiness? Read all Ten.


“There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction.” - Franz Kafka
“Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.” - L. Ron Hubbard


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