9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

Don’t get fooled into thinking your tech career is flourishing, just because you fall prey to your own rationalizations.

9 career lies IT pros tell themselves

IT lifers who see promotions and bleeding-edge projects handed to their colleagues may end up telling themselves it’s just a fluke, when in fact, their career path is stalling. And while it pays to fight for good opportunities rather than take flight from a problem, being in denial about your career can hurt your chance to make a correction.

Letting skills go stale, grinding it out in an unrewarding role and sticking around for the money are all career rut warning signs made worse by denying what may be obvious to those around you.

If you feel like you’re on autopilot, it may be time to pull your career out of a tailspin.

‘I’m still in the loop’

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