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Worst career/work-related mistakes you have committed

Just recently, I went for a job interview at the company I previously worked at. Having worked there before, I easily aced the exams and the interview. During the final process however, they found my old record and what they saw was a deal breaker for them. I had a feeling it would turn out that way but I still went anyway. Of course, I knew how I performed better than anyone and I sucked. Just before I resigned, I did not really care about my performance at all and just let my stats go down. I totally widthdrew myself from my boss and workmates and just disappeared once my resignation was approved.

Moral of the story, don't burn bridges, shut doors, or cut off connections even when you are leaving your job. As much as possible, leave the best impression you can because who knows, you might want or have to go back there someday or have to ask them for some favors. I learned my lesson and I learned it the hard way. You have been warned. Even when leaving, remember, keep those doors open.

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peachpurple

Very good article. During my first job , I also left a bad impression before I left my job for a better pay job. Then I learn that if you apply for a new job, you need the reference of a person from your old job to support you . leaving with a bad impression, how could you expect that person to say nice stuff about you , right? I learn my lesson too




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SirenOnFire

That would have been very awkward and uncomfortable for your part. I guess this is the common mistake people in this thread have done as they leave their old job. Burning bridges, I guess, should not be an option because your previous company and the people in it could still be useful connections for you in the future.




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pandooh

Indeed. There was one time when I had my first job and someone just resigned and had some issues with the supervisor. She came back after a few weeks to have her papers signed by the supervisor. It was totally awkward, you can really feel it in the air. I don't know what happened to her now, but the impression she had left was disoriented.




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peachpurple

well that is even awkward, for both sides, I mean both are not happy with each other, yet the last thing to do is to meet again just to get the paper signed.




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pandooh

Definitely! And mind you she just went AWOL, before her proper resignation. So after filing resignation she went away. Behold she came back just to have her papers signed. LOL




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DenisP

Oh boy what a nightmare to deal with! This is something that most people need to keep in mind when joining the workforce. Maybe you're leaving a job because you've found a better position, or perhaps the job has just gotten on your nerves and you want out. Either way, it is important to leave gracefully and make a positive impression on your employer. If a job has made you angry, you might be tempted to leave in a funny or provocative manner like giving your boss the finger and storming out to some loud music, however this is an awful choice if you don't already have a guaranteed position somewhere else. People are always going to ask about your history at an old place of employment, so you wanna be in a good standing with your former employers!




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pandooh

True because your future employers will always have a background check. tsk tsk.




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Tronia

I don't know if this is a mistake or whatever you want to call it but for me it was laziness. I once got this amazing offer from my friend's business. It was right at the point where it began to take off and he offered me a job but I was too lazy at the time. I didn't want to fully commit yet so I declined. Looking back on it now, I feel like if I was less lazy and motivated at that point, I would be earning much more money right now... not that I am unhappy with my earnings but still. His business is doing extremely good but I think that I was born to be a freelancer Worst career/work-related mistakes you have committed




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wiseagent

I think I can consider myself lucky about it because I've never made any decisions about it that I've regretted.

I was always very aware of where I needed to go (I hope that I can continue with this discernment forever, haha), but I confess that luck was on my side at various times (and this certainly helped make all the difference).




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Keibah2

Great lessons I've learned from you guys. I will most definitely keep this in mind when I go about my job. I mean, I wouldn't want to burn my bridges too.




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SirenOnFire

Same here! I learned a lot from the posts they have here and as a newbie in the working department, this is very useful for me.




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wiseagent

keibah2 and SirenOnFire,

Be aware that burning your bridges is a terrible mistake already means a great start. In the professional world, knowing how to establish connections with people in your branch (and outside it as well) is essential.




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pandooh

True even those people who are working in the lower organizational chart. You have to see them and treat them equally without any hidden intentions. I know that some would only befriend someone because they need something from them. Never do this. Trust is difficult to earn.




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wiseagent

"Trust is difficult to earn."

This is SO true and unfortunately it's something very fragile and easy to be lost, isn't it?

I think people always have to try to be truthful to everyone because sooner or later everyone needs someone. It's the "law of life".




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pandooh

Yup definitely. And one of the most difficult to do is to be yourself, too. It may seem easy to say but never easy to do. It's just somehow magical to know some philosophies in life and be able to apply them. Anyways, it all depends on how you live your life.




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narutos3nn1n

Well I do have a lot to count of here on my office due to the nature of our work which is a printing business. Mostly minor mistakes on color output of printers so we mostly test first before proceeding to a final printout. Some major mistakes that I had is when I print out almost ten times the total number of copies that our client need because of my computation is wrong, I've forgotten that in 1 set there are 10 copies of files that are printed, the client need only a 100 copies of a cut out image but what I printed out is I think 50 sets of 10 total of 500 copies instead of 100 pieces only. There are other mistakes also which I've paid also but that's for another story.




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SirenOnFire

That is indeed one major mistake you did my friend. I hope you did not get in too much trouble. Sometimes, for whatever reason, we tend to be reckless which leads to unnecessary mistakes. I guess all we can do is that before making any decision, we have to review all details a few times and then we can finally dive into it.




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anor0428

I can relate to your story. I resigned on my first work because I am not happy anymore because our costumers on that place are extremely annoying. I told them that I will be having business and I want to focus on it so I have to give up my work. They asked me to stay until they find someone to replace me, but I refused. Now I realized it was a wrong decision, they have moved the shop to a better place, and just like you, I want to go back but things are different now.




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SirenOnFire

This is one example why we really have think things over before making any decisions. I guess you decided to do that at time because you were upset or felt too negative about the business. Sometimes we tend to forget that everything we do at the present affects our future.




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anor0428

Yes, and I learned from that experience. I should have stayed to them when they still need me even if I am having my own business. My mistake is I decided only for myself without considering my bosses, I feel guilty. They are both good to me but because of my frustration to the costumers, I resigned.




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SirenOnFire

It is common for people to make mistakes when making decisions during times when we are angry. It's good that you learned from that now, and others who have read your post will learn from it too.




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overcast

I too had to resign on some of the jobs due to many issues. I think it was not easy for the mistakes to be managed that easily. Though people can see through the issues and not a lot of people can manage the mistakes on that front. I'd say career changes requires some level of efforts though.




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Judas2018

For me I would say the worst mistake I made was not promoting my online business sooner. I kind of waited for it to take off through word of mouth. There were many online tools which I felt I should've made use of earlier.




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SirenOnFire

Well I guess that sometimes we ought to make these kind of mistakes once in a while in order to learn from it. At least now, you realized yours which would prevent you from doing future worse mistakes when making certain decisions.




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wiseagent

judas2018,

I don't think this was necessarily a mistake, after all... Your strategy seems to have been to invest only when you felt secure (which should be the best way for everyone who decides to enter the world of entrepreneurship).

Now that you already know the right way, things tend to flow more easily.




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Krisleen

The worst mistake I have committed in work is not gathering enough information. It happened when I was a fresh graduate. Obviously, fresh graduates are taught how to answer interviews and exams properly, dress up appropriately, and look for companies related to their career path. The problem is that no one ever taught us about the basics of labor law, at least the basic rights of employees. Another thing we don't know is the standard salary for our industry.

I suffered the consequences of not doing my research. My salary is lower than the industry standards back then. I was not able to ask for the right salary so I was underpaid. What I earn is way lower than a normal fresh graduate earns. I also experienced signing a contract that does not stipulate my salary when I was regularized. I didn't know that it's a wrong practice until my mom told me. After learning from my mistake, I was able to transfer to a better company.




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Barida

That's the same mistakes most fresh graduates always do. I mean that they are quick to take a shot at every vacancy that pops up without getting information in what's really needed at the job. I'm happy that you learnt your lessons.




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pandooh

WOW. I've never thought of that, too! I'm a fresh graduate also but what our goal is to have our first dream job and grow in that dream company. And while you're at it, reality sinks in. I hope that our passion we'll never pass out because I know that this will be our fuel to drive us forward to our goals.




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overcast

I got myself into freelance career along with the day job. I think that's my biggest mistake of the life. I didn't managed to spare some time for family and myself. And I have time now and no money. So for everything being done so far. I think career is something we have to take very seriously. And we have to get a day job. That's what is going to make things a bit easier in that case. Freelancing is not always good as it takes more time away from you. And often you are not compensated for the things you're doing. I guess for that we have to learn to make more money in our day job.

Something that I am working on right now and hoping that in near future things may surely change as well.




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SirenOnFire

That is indeed heart breaking. I guess people who is just starting in their career and trying to earn as much money as they can tend to put their family as the last priority. I think it's the idea that no matter what we do, and how less attention we give them, they'll always be there.

Having a day job as well as freelancing could be quite hard to do, but I guess its's ll about managing your time, and prioritizing everything appropriately. I know, easier said than done, but many have made it through. I agree with you though in saying that having a day job is really important. We can't just rely on money from freelancing to get all our bills paid.




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overcast

Yes. I guess that time passed now. I am single person. I have no family of my own. And parents are ageing. So it's kind of eye opener for me that money can bring a lot of happiness. But there is also a cost to watch out as well. I guess young people should consider that part. If they have a good family which they wish to keep around.

In such case it's reasonable to say that if they don't have a good family then going their own way is the right thing to do in such case.




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SirenOnFire

Money can indeed bring happiness, but the the one that is fleeting. In my opinion, real happiness is when one feels loved and accepted. I don't see the point of having so much money but without anyone it can be shared with. I am young and I'm in the point of my life where I have so much dreams and ambitions and I admit that sometimes, I tend to ignore my family and don't spend time with them for all of these. Thank you for sharing your experience because I have indeed learned a lot from it an will cease doing this to them.




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overcast

For each young people condition could be different. You can see that there are going to be some career mistakes in the progress for many of us. I think handling the money and the happiness is something takes a lot of effort. You have to be around people who value your earning capacity and also have respect for you. I think I moved away from family part due to the reason of not earning much and not getting respect. And now I am into money but I don't have loved ones around.




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dzannerz

Well based on my own experiences, there is no exemption when commiting mistakes in your job or in your work place. I must say that you cant prevent on doing mistakes but you can learn through that mistakes.




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overcast

That's a good attitude. But the thing is that we have to minimize some mistakes that leads to more of a careeer suicide and problems. And that is something can be done if you are earning and saving the money in due process. I guess for each one of us you can see that work related mistakes have their own process in due time. I am guessing that if you do avoid some mistakes it can save you time for other things to be done and which does lead to more of sure success. So obvious mistakes need to be avoided on that front.




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anor0428

Yes it is true. Sometimes we commit mistakes on work or in life which we regret in the end. That is why it is really important to think couple of time before making a decision. Consider all the possible consequences of our action before we finalize the decision. Then decide when you are really certain about it.




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tenthztar

We always commit mistakes not intentional, but if we don't make mistakes how do we grow? Maybe you aren't feeling the job or you just got tired of the same routine over and over again. I think communication with your colleagues, boss or friends should be a part of your daily life, it's hard to work alone.




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SirenOnFire

That is correct. Making mistakes are how newbies grow and learn, becoming mature and smart in their chosen fields. These make you more aware and careful of things that should and should not be done. Relationships within the workplace is extremely important.




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tophew

This article somehow relatable on me I quit my BPO industry job with good stats too and closing the doors with them and now I read this article I can tell the I was wrong maybe if I apply now again they will be having a hard time accepting me. Thank you for this man I can now correct my mistakes when it come to job personality.




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jemuelterrado

Thank you for this article and it is so helpful to us fresh employees. I will share my thoughts about accepting the job, you must search further about what will be your positions work as it may affect you in the future. In this awareness you can avoid disturbing others because accepting jobs which does not meet your comfortability in work leads you to early resignation or force leaving without formal exit and this would affect your dignity and would affect your next application to other company and it happened once to me. Now i currently working in a company where i work at the same time enjoy and so far this is the best where i am satisfied with their relationship towards me.




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Barida

This is the truth! Some employees go for a work that they have limited information about. I mean there is need to always understand what a job demand before accepting to take up the job offer.




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DanoCath

Tha worst work-related mistake that I committed since I start working is not following instructions always. There is a time when I was assigned to input the day to day sales of the company, I am a fresh grad by the way. The thing with the task is I was given an instruction to follow, I did follow it when I noticed there's really something wrong because I don't find the total equal to total it had in the paper. I was confused and wasn't able to follow the direction all the way because I changed the number to equal it in the paper. To make the story short, I was called by my boss and told the mistakes I had with the task assigned to me. He told me that it's rare to make that small mistakes, he said that I only need to follow the direction and that's all because everything is provided. I was really embarrassed that time and swore that I would next time be keen to details and follow it wisely.




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Barida

Not following instructions can really cause the sack of an employee and it's really a bad way to start off as a fresh graduate. So, it's good you understand the need to follow instructions at the work place.




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Blank629

So far, my worst career mistake is my laziness. Because of my laziness, my work messed up and the documents keep on coming so I have a bunch of work. Then I am late in my deadline. So I need to do some extra work to finish all of my works. I'm glad I finish it in a certain amount of time.




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wiseagent

If you don't know how to control it, your laziness can literally kill your professional future. Depending on the type of life you may have, it may be a little difficult to tame it... But this needs to be done.

Go for it.




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iamawriter

Perhaps if you had mentioned that right at the start they would have appreciated your honesty and frankness and that would have helped you bag that job. Having said that if you left in a huff then it was a bad decision to get back there.

I have had a good career graph which would have been better had I not been too sensitive and reacted each time I felt there was no justice done to me. I should have handled it better. .




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Barida

This is what I really try to do everytime I start work at a new place. I work with all honesty with hope that no matter how I end at the place, my legacy will always be there.




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augusta

Burning bridges anyway is a big minus for anyone.one get stuck in a situation that might be out of control.I try to build bridges wherever I find myself because we can't predict tomorrow.

I think the only fault i commit almost all the time is delaying jobs or piling up jobs and not meeting deadlines.It always worrisome to me and keeping me away from making more money.




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ballyhara

Usually I tend to make my mistakes, when I'm beginning at a job, you know, typical rookie mistakes. Printing the wrong things, using machines in the wrong way, mixing papers or names, delivering to the wrong person, and the list can go on and on. Fortunately, I've been out of my job places in a decent, proper way. They've even ask me to go back, but usually when I move from a job, I feel that is closed cycle and I need to move forward.




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Barida

This is definitely the truth. I mean ending at the work place with peace and love is the good way to go about it. I don't enjoy to see people burning bridges at the end of working somewhere.




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ballyhara

Me neither for sure. I've had the chance to see colleagues full of regret, trying to go back to their previous job, mostly they don't make it because of their bad actions and behavior. Some others are hooked back, but obviously not at same position, so people they used to treat bad take some kind of revenge. My opinion, once you leave that job, then don't come back. If you leave it, it was for a good reason, and you need to move forward.




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Pixie06

I have not really made any bad mistakes at any of the previous places that I worked. In fact the only career mistake that I made what choosing my first job. I was working in a call center and I totally hated that job. I regret the fact that I accepted this job and wasted two years working there. In those two years there are many things that I could have done. I didn't learn anything much from this job except maybe it helped in enhancing my communication skills.




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Judas2018

Call center jobs are really gigs you have to probe and examine first before taking them. Some call center jobs are decent or even pretty good and pay well. Others are literally hell on earth! You can always tell the bad ones from the good ones by taking a tour of the offices and scoping out the morale. If the employees are upbeat and focused then it's a good situation. But if they look stressed, unhappy, depressed, clammy, nervous, distressed and disinterested,... then run in the opposite direction. Far away from that job. It means the boss is a real jerk and or the callers are highly abusive.




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Martinsx1

Being a call agent isn't the most satisfying job one can do because one get to answer calls day listening to one complaint or another. I tried doing this job a long time ago but I seriously couldn't adapt to it and I had to tender my resignation and was discharged on a mutual consent. So therefore, even if I needed any recommendations in the future from the company, I'm still in good terms with the management.




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JoeMilford

This is a really good post. Without going into specifics, I would admit that I have left jobs under poor circumstances, and that probably has limited my success at times because I did not capitalize upon resources that I could have nurtured towards my future. You never know when you might need to call upon a past associate or supervisor, and I wish that I had made more of an effort in some of my past professional relationships to maintain connections which I could capitalize on now.




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saygorem

The worst career move I have made is not to do the warehouse cleaning because I only know that my job is to sell products and not to clean the storage room of the store. My previous job was in home and entertainment appliances. I am a promodizer of karaoke machine in a big mall here in the Philippines. It cause me to quit my job because I thought that cleaning the warehouse was not my job anymore.




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DenisP

I'm glad to say that throughout my time in the workforce I haven't made all too many critical mistakes. Chalk it up to luck or just being a really pedantic perfectionist, but I've honestly never made a mistake that got me in trouble or even fired. Thinking back to my time at an "actual" job, I think the worst mistakes I'd make would be just getting the inventory count wrong for certain items while working at a warehouse. Thankfully that is easily fixed by just going back and recounting them. I suppose there's a God out there who knows I'm an idiot so he sent down a couple of guardian angels to lend me some help. It seems like the only explanation, haha.




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Rebara19

So far I can proudly say that I haven´t done anything terrible in my job. Although there were some mistakes none of them was so big to get me fired. Some of them are putting a magazine into a wrong post box, not taking enough information when tackling a recommended one or forgetting to take out the post from a public post box but the worst óne happened when I didn´t take money in cash for a small bundle. The cost was high. However I managed to fix it and I got all the money a few days later.




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AmieBotella

The worst mistake I did in my job is going into a presentation unprepared. I did research a little stuff about the client and go unprepared thinking that this is what I always do and can easily let this one slide off. But unfortunately I was asked a couple of questions that I was not able to answer as knowingly as possible. It was a client presentation of the company quotation with the scope of works that we are about to do if proposals are accepted. However when I was asked about a specific material to use, I was not able to explain it further to justify the amount of the proposal. So, it never materialized and I was left with a hard lesson to always get prepared.

But you know, sometimes these things are needed to grow and learn and analyze things so improve oneself. So never give up in improving yourself. Your time for that company has probably come up.




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PedroP

I believe that my choice of career was a big mistake by itself. I can't believe that I chose a profession that is so poorly paid and not taken seriously at all. Still, I am struggling and trying to make the most out of it despite the fact that I have no interest in working with that in the future




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manmad

I haven't really done anything too serious, however I've had a lot of funny incidents, when I worked as a technical support. I'm very cheerful, so when someone calls and he is shy or something I always try to cheer up the mood, however some times it can be awkward, because if you don't think about what you say, you can say some funny stuff. Other than that I've had people threaten me over the phone, because someone wasn't satisfied by the service, which was actually a mistake of his own, but whatever.




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Judas2018

I work currently as a desktop support technician and there's nothing funnier than those calls where someone is hopping, steaming mad and they start cursing you out the moment you answer their call. Describing their problem with "F" and "S" bombs sprinkled in between each sentence. Then you ask them if they followed a particular step to which they reply... "oh... no I, I don't think I did." Then when you request that they do, they oblige and lo and behold... their PC responds accordingly. Sometimes they don't even apologize after you ask "is everything okay now?" They just say... "yes, thanks, goodbye." CLICK.




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jaymish

I also believe, I choose the wrong career. My careers is supposed to be prestigious but it hardly pays, is very corrupt and you need to be super connected to progress in it. However, I have chosen to change my career and am now looking for what another career I can jump into, or a business I can start.

I think you may have resigned because you were not been treated right or you were unmotivated. I don't think you could control how you left. Your mistake was going back to the company. Never ever look back.

I don't agree with freelancing and working at the same time being a mistake. You just need to find the right balance so that you have time for your family. Doing the two at the same time allows you to make a choice, like not going back to the company you used to work for.




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ColdFlameChris

Nice post. I believe that it's really not good idea to make a bad impressions just because you're about to resign because in the end, it'll reflect to yourself. I make sure that whenever I resign, everything is in good place and my previous company will remember me so that even I'm no longer part of their family, I can easily hang out with them whenever I want. That's professionalism.




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trebor2017

Maybe the worst mistake that I have ever committed in my work is my attitude of being late. I was not a punctual person I was always late in my work and meeting with people which is bad habit of mine. This is the attitude that I am now dealing and hope I can improve.




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plasmablutte12

We have the same habit, my friend. I always get late, because I always do a lot of things in my house that my job becomes less priority, and the company itself no longer interest in my, and they don't realize I have a special skill hidden, and that is programming skills. When they found out about my skills, they try to rehire me, but I deny their offer to the fact they kick me out to their company, as they show I'm useless that I can be, but they were wrong.

I think the word late is not actually exist in company unless you are the boss, and that boss will sometimes time in company, as ever they wanted. I could sometimes see, the boss is sometimes will too early will go to the work just to check their employee how active they are, when it comes about tardiness of one employee. Even so, I did my best to contribute to the company, but I'm always right when they will kick me out in the same way did to others.




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emoxigh27

Same here. I always came to work late before. I think I am at the adjusting stage at that moment because it was my first job. As a newbie, I know you should impress your boss in the office, but unfortunately, it didn't work for me. It took 5 months for me to adjust my time. Since then, I never came to work late. You just have to realize something that would change your attitude towards work.




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plasmablutte12

This is always my thought, why companies ask honesty to the employee where in the first place they dishonest themselves through by means avoiding some taxes, and even declaring false profits just to submits documents to the Government. I am against every company, but just to be fair, most of the companies are the most dishonest i have experienced in my opinion. Even so, there's a lot of companies still operated in honest way of business.

Though, the big picture of having a big company is to maintain its course until it will survive, for the long time. The basic requirements of the company's survival is to select good employees in the process of interview and hiring. I think the employees should be more careful to work, if you they only thing to find some other jobs, and if it is not working don't include to the job description at all, so that the company will not mind contacting your previous job just to make bases not to hire you to a certain job, or even in their company.




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Authord

The worst career related mistake I have committed, is not heading to the advice of my boss on a particular project, because I thought I would do it my own way and it will work, but unfortunately for me, during the day of presentation of the project, during the presentation the project crashed in front of the clients. And my boss, has not forgiven me for that till now.




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PedroP

Wow that's harsh man. Has this affected your carreer in any way? Has your Boss punished you in any manner for the incident?




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Authord

No, he has not punished me , I'm always good and hardworking, and he can't really find anyone that does the job better than me. So I think that's why he is has not sacked or punished me though.




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vinaya

I have over 50 domains which I registered with an aim to sell and make a profit. Since dot com domains for my chosen name were not available I settled with other extensions such as dot online, dot xyz, dot club etc. I bought most of my domains during the promotional period. However, when I was registering these domains, I did not check what would be the renewal fees when I have to renew in the second year. When I was renewing my domains, I had to pay $32 for the domain that I bought for 88 cents. Because of high renew fees, I am paying more than $500 every year to hold my domains. This is one of the worst mistakes I have ever committed in my online marketing career.




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felabruno

My "mistake" would be choosing a major I wasn't sure about. I studied it for a long time and I finished the studies but I guess it would be better if I studied something else. My career isn't really related to w what I did in college. I didn't know what the major was about really when I started studying but those years I learned many things anyway.




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DarthHazard

It's not exactly a career or work related mistake but it was actually a massive business based mistake. I owned a general discussion forum that was doing extremely well but I had some stuff that was coming up so I had to sell it off because I didn't want the forum to die whilst I was away from the internet for a while. Unfortunately, the new owner gave up and didn't bother to keep it going. I should never have sold it because it had a lot of potential and I wish I had kept it.




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jaymish

@ DarthHazard. Really sorry about your forum. You spent your time and energy on it and I understand your frustration. I wish you had asked for advice. Personally, I would have told you to hire a Virtual Assistant. He or she would have managed the forum for you, without you losing ownership.

@ trebor2017. I really don't blame you for getting to work late. What that indicated and you didn't understand is that your job did not motivate you enough. That's not a mistake. It was just necessary information for you to find a more fulfilling job.




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Rumu

Pardon me for asking, but what actually led to you resigning in the first place?

My reason for asking is because there comes a time when you realize it's time to quit. Buy clearly that might have not been the case with you.

And for the morale of your experience, I think people should be very careful and rational when making certain decisions as it can be live changing or have an effect with regards to the future.




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Soulwatcher

I had a busy linux forum that was outgrowing my hosting and it was getting bigger than I can handle. So I ended up selling it for cheap and it did well for awhile after the new owner bought it. But he ended up losing interest and it ended up closing down. And the moral of the story is I should have kept it and at the rate that it was growing I could have been making a nice living off of it right now. I still kick myself to this day for selling it.




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wallet

We all are doing mistakes, we are humans, not a machine. The worst mistake I have ever made regarding my job is that I have accepted a job with a low salary but a lot of work without the change to get recognition for my work.
I've been working there for 20 years now, and I have my regrets because the things are the same even after 20 years, my thoughts are to leave this job after this Christmas!




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Soulwatcher

Before my mental illness kicked in full force and prevented me from working. I use to work 2 jobs and I was making money hand over fist. I literally without exaggeration had $100's in my pockets at all times. But once I got sick I couldn't work anymore and I became dirt poor. So it wasn't a career mistake is was a illness that forced me to quit working.

P.S. although I sometimes reminisce the past and all of the money that I use to have. I just remind myself that I am grateful to have anything, because although I have very little these days there are people out there with nothing and homeless and sleeping on the side of the road.




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tiffiecute

I had my biggest mistake when I accepted the highest paying job offered to me in my whole career life in the BPO industry. After 4 months of working, I've realized that I wasn't happy and it really affected me as a person. There were a lot of jealousies on the floor and people just criticize every now and then of your capacity and ability as a Team Leader rather than helping you in the first place. You don't know anymore who is sincere or fake.

I've learned much through that experience and one is not to get easily seduced by the monetary figure offered to you for a certain job. You have to assess further about everything before signing up so as not to repeat the same mistake ever.




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Adesuwa08

I have had issues with so many work places when I used to work because I couldn't keep up with rules and regulations, I was considered a very bad employee because I didn't know how to go about working, I was very young then and I was never taught about how to work.

I regret my first job and second as well because I was being disrespected, I was considered am illiterate because I had only senior school certificate, the only reason why I wasnt that too good with the whole work thing that's apart from the fact that I was new to the system I was being exploited too. I was made to do jobs that don't even concern my field of work, I was being treated as a slave that they could easily use to do their dirty jobs, my aggressions was also about the fact that I wasn't being paid my salary on time at one point I wasn't even being paid at all. I regret my works there they made me pass through so many pressures without even considering that I was too youn for all those task, and that them not paying me could frustrate me, I guess sometimes it is our employers that make is feel too bad about ourselves and work because of the too much pressure they mount on the employees. I don't ever want to work for someone again because of these experiences, that's why I regret it in the first place.




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aecel

So far I resigned peacefully at my previous job. I gave my resignation letter, settled my pending work, and trained a new employee to fill in my position before they finally let me go. As much as possible I want to leave a good impression of all my previous jobs because of I want to get employment certificate and if ever they do a background check when I'm applying for a new job they won't hesitate to recommend me to get hired immediately.




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sonnyisabeast

In my entire adult life, I've worked numerous jobs, from horrible to downright ghastly. But there is always a silver lining with every company, with every position I take, and every task I have ever done. Going back, my regrets are those companies that I considered applying for but never did, those are my mistakes.




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poishishikochi

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