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Myths, old wives' tales, and urban legends: Whatever you call them, they have no place in career planning.
Unfortunately, there's plenty of outdated (or altogether false) information that can bring your career to a screeching halt. If you're holding on to these relics, it's time to let them go and focus on taking advantage of career opportunities.
"Just do you," says Lynn Carroll, a career coach in Norristown, Pennsylvania. "Don't worry about what others say if their...