They say hindsight is 20/2o. And that’s never more true when it comes to your career. “If only I wish I knew then what I know now” is a common lament among seasoned professionals. Unfortunately, humans have yet to find a way to send career advice backward through time to their younger selves. Luckily, there is a way to glimpse what may be down the line: By learning from the experience of professionals with more years in the workforce under their belts.
We asked some of today’s leading career experts what advice they wish they had been given early in their careers. Here’s what they had to say: