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How You Are Killing Your Own Career by nairametrics: 1:30pm On Nov 20, 2017
Most people unknowingly kill their careers. The major cause of this calamity is mostly the failure to set career goals. People get done with school, serve and start working a 9-5 job and that’s it. They have no plans for growth. They are more focused on the moment at hand and can’t be bothered about a few years down the line.
You don’t think you’re killing your career? Let’s run a quick checklist of people who kill their careers by themselves.

They are short sighted

These are the set of people who fail to see the bigger picture. They are satisfied with work related projects and have no plans whatever for the future. The more satisfied you are with the company-assigned tasks, the more your career dwindles away. Set goals for your career; this is different from work goals and money goals.

They are outdated

If you find that you’re always locked away in the office, slaving away and have no time to update your skills, you’re killing your career. A healthy career entails that you’ll be updated at all times. There shouldn’t be room for slacking. Remain on your toes, always learning new things. Improved is always better than the original version.

They’ve relegated networking to the back seat

You’ve gotten so busy with work, you no longer network; you’re slowly killing your career. So what happens if per chance you lose that job that has been keeping you from networking? You left your social media pages cold with zero-traffic. This has got to be the worst career move ever. Take advantage of every environment (even your workplace) for networking.

They overwork their body



Yes! Overworking your body is a career killer. You stand the chances of burning out or worse, breaking down. If you damage the body, of what use would the career be to you? The worst part of the whole picture is that the people who work the most are almost always underpaid.

It’s really not hard to spot people who are headed down the dead-end career wise. If some how you found yourself on that track, there’s still time to turn around. Retrace your steps adjust.

READ MORE: https://nairametrics.com/see-how-you-are-killing-your-own-career/

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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by veekid(m): 2:19pm On Nov 20, 2017
I really have nothing to say to this; next plz?
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by miqos02(m): 2:19pm On Nov 20, 2017
cool tips
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by pautex: 2:19pm On Nov 20, 2017
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Naughtytboy: 2:19pm On Nov 20, 2017
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by miqos02(m): 2:20pm On Nov 20, 2017
veekid:

hmmm
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by miqos02(m): 2:20pm On Nov 20, 2017
Naughtytboy:
Ftc
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Yemea1: 2:20pm On Nov 20, 2017
Nice piece.
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by BruncleZuma: 2:21pm On Nov 20, 2017
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Tender1(m): 2:21pm On Nov 20, 2017
me before reading this and now after reading.. sad

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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Stevengerd(m): 2:22pm On Nov 20, 2017
The rich dont Make noise..... So its beta we over work ourselves now, and smile later.

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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by johnime: 2:23pm On Nov 20, 2017
lol

Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by purem(m): 2:24pm On Nov 20, 2017
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by veekid(m): 2:24pm On Nov 20, 2017
miqos02:
hmmm
sound like Someone sucking your dīck
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by doyouknowjohnny: 2:24pm On Nov 20, 2017
those currently employed would easily relate to the op's write up. the best way to get out of that vicious cycle of work-eat-sleep is to add the word "Read" to the equation, else one day you'll find out that the world has moved on and left you behind and no one bothered to send you a memo.

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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Benjom(m): 2:24pm On Nov 20, 2017
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Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Nobody: 2:24pm On Nov 20, 2017
Everybody don turn career counsellor grin
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Kingdolo(m): 2:25pm On Nov 20, 2017
cool
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by layezee1: 2:25pm On Nov 20, 2017
Nice one OP. Abeg let us secure a career first b4 talking abt killing or 'waking' it up ooo
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Johncuppa(m): 2:26pm On Nov 20, 2017
I never planned to write anything but since I found this place empty I thought of using the advantage to say
something.

I need a career, a graduate of Chemistry with experience in Quality Control. Not necessarily in my field though and I promise not to kill this career once I have it.
Thank you!


Yours in KINGDOM ADVANCEMENT
JOHNCUPPA.
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by HARDLABOR: 2:28pm On Nov 20, 2017
WTF did I just read


A bunch of shiits angry
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Okadalifestyle(m): 2:28pm On Nov 20, 2017
They are short sighted. They ave ne'er gone to see the eye doctor.

They are outdated. They use symbian fones instead of Android OS. They mock people using laptops and tablets saying its just Effizy. Are only on 2go

They don't network. They prefer to evangelize leaving out the career goals and objective.

They read valuable information online and drop no comments.
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by Ademat7(m): 2:31pm On Nov 20, 2017
masterpiece! may all our dream comes to pass
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by YeraKay(m): 2:43pm On Nov 20, 2017
Nice one OP, quite a thoughtful piece... Oooshey!���
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by bmoyebi(m): 2:51pm On Nov 20, 2017
nairametrics:

READ MORE: [url]https://nairametrics.com/see-how-you-are-killi ng-your-own-career/[/url]
#fact
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by iluvpomo(m): 4:06pm On Nov 20, 2017
Tech career no easy oh - always evolving!
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by sirjentul05(m): 4:13pm On Nov 20, 2017
By playing bet9ja visual soccer and associating with hausa people
Re: How You Are Killing Your Own Career by ingodite: 4:14pm On Nov 20, 2017
nice one

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