Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
There's a lot of career advice out there. Some of it is totally solid — and occasionally earth shattering (ahem, don't cry at work). Some of it is true, but you've heard it regurgitated a million times before (dress for the job you want). And then, there's something a bit more ominous: the advice that is widely believed...but doing you zero favors.
So, we're debunking the lies (beyond just relying on karma for your next raise) that have the potential to sabotage your career, with a little help from Stacia Pierce, CEO of Ultimate Lifestyle Enterprises and host of The Women's Career Conference. From the idea that you've missed your window for huge success after a certain age to the B.S. that women can't be supportive of other women in the workplace, these are the career myths people insist on recycling...that you absolutely can't afford to give credence to.