7 Career Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

Common Missteps That Haunt Almost All Employees

5. You're Not Working Toward Anything

Yes, you have a job and that’s great. But what’s next?

It’s not enough to know you want more, you need to have an idea of what “more” is. Do you want to be team leader? Do you want your boss’s job? Do you want to use the skills in your current job to jump ship somewhere else for more money? Or do you want to work toward a better work/life balance?

If you don’t identify what you’re working toward, you’re in a career limbo of sorts. Things always get a little easier with a plan, so make one.