Business Owners Reveal The Worst Career Advice They Were Given

Where do you turn to for advice when changing careers or starting a new job? Maneuvering a successful career path can be difficult, and we tend to welcome any help.

No matter the milestone you are approaching, there is always someone with the advice they feel you should heed.

We asked nine professionals about the worst career advice they have ever received. The painful truth is lousy career advice is in abundance, and from their responses, that is not changing anytime soon.

"Follow your passions, and the money will come!"

The advice given to Melanie Allen of Partners In Fire Blog was to follow her passions and worry about money later

She stated, "We're often told to follow our dreams and worry about the money later. The harsh reality is that most people won't make enough money to survive if they only follow their passions.

Sanjana Vig, a blogger at The Female Professional, was advised to "fake it 'till you make it." She disagrees with that advice.

"Fake it till you make it."

Sajana said, "Everyone says to fake it till you make it so that you can get a job you aren't qualified for and then cruise to the next level.

Jason Butler was advised to focus on education, and everything would fall into place afterward.

"Go to college, and the job will come."

He said, "In the past, the above statement might have been true, but unfortunately, that's not the case anymore. You can't just go to college and expect an excellent, high-paying job afterward.

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