You don't have "pay your dues" by doing everyone's grunt work in order to get ahead, Anisa Purbasari Horton writes. Also, sometimes trying to keep your options will leave you timid and directionless.
Examples of misguided career advice for young people
Sign up for HERC Higher Ed Careers SmartBrief
News in higher-education employment
Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.