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6 Ways You Could Be Kidding Yourself In Your Career

J.T. O’Donnell | CAREEREALISM.com


Illusions of Control

This is when we think, even in spite of the odds, we can manage the outcome of a situation. For example, many workers think that if they do their job well and stay ‘under-the-radar’ at work, then they should be able to keep their job as long as they want it. I’m pretty sure a lot of people were using this self deception tool this past year and learned the hard way it doesn’t work. 13M people are unemployed and learning first-hand that there is no such thing as controllable job security.

QUESTION: Do you think your hard-working efforts on-the-job ensure a job is yours for as long as you want it?

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