7 Career Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

Common Missteps That Haunt Almost All Employees

Don't Fall Into the Trap

Sometimes we get very specific about problems and pitfalls on this site. Resume mistakes, potential errors on cover letters, individual ways you can network more effectively.

But sometimes it’s good to step back and look at the bigger picture.

Many people say they’re unhappy at work, but fewer really take a deep and introspective look to figure out why. Look past your annoying boss and other issues on the surface, and figure out what you’re doing that might be negatively impacting you. That’s what we did, and we came up with a list of traps most people are falling into without even realizing it.