The Best Career Advice You Never Hear

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By Emmie Martin

There's plenty of stale career advice out there: Go the extra mile. Do what you love. Always be the first one there and the last to leave.

But a recent Quora thread, "What are a few pieces of unique career advice that nobody ever mentions?", provides something different: valuable career advice that we haven't heard a million times before.

Here are 13 of the best responses: