When you’re starting out in the work world, it’s easy to think that your career will be straightforward: you’ll find jobs that interest you, work hard, and be rewarded for it. But it’s rarely that simple. Along the way, you’re going to learn some tough lessons about your career.
Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about five of the hardest but most common career lessons — including how much your reputation matters, how a bad boss can ruin the greatest job, and more. You can read it here.