However, prior to an interview you not only need to research the position and what the company does, but you also need to explore the company culture and make sure that you demonstrate that you are a fit. Thinking that you can show up to an interview or the job in jeans because "that's who you are" when the company culture demands business professional...isn't going to go over very well.
MYTH 2: Being good at a job trumps everything.
- Helped develop a Job Shadowing program
- Developed a Job Shadowing program, successfully matching 20 students in 10 months
Question: Who doesn't want more recognition? More money?
Answer: The person who can discern what their work values and skills are.
Why put yourself in a position where you are going to be miserable? Maybe staying in the same position will allow you to better hone and develop the needed skills for a future job. You don't want to get into a position for which you are not prepared and set yourself up for failure. Take the time to assess the situation, humbly and wisely.
MYTH 4: The problem isn't me, it's the organization
Ha...ha, ha, ha! Attitude matters. Period.
This one also makes me laugh.... So, how's that working for Lindsay Lohan? What you want to work on is healthy assertiveness, not making a stink or a fool of yourself.