Don't Let These Career Mistakes Happen To You

Career mistakes. We've all witnessed them to one degree or another, and though we may not want to admit it, we've probably made some ourselves.

The career videos below, grouped by general category, all deal with career mistakes in a humorous way. Better to laugh now and make sure the scenes depicted in these videos never happen to you than to cry over these bloopers later and wish you hadn't made them.

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Office politics bloopers

An office without office politics is an office without human employees. Where there are people, there are interpersonal dynamics at play. But some things are just off-limits. These funny videos show you career mistakes you might not be able to recover from in real life.

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Office Attack Ad
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The Promotion
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The Self-Promoter
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The Campaign
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I Did It


Career coaching gone awry

Career coaching can be helpful in a wide variety of ways, but as these humorous career videos show, there's always the possibility of too little, too much or focusing on the wrong priorities.

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Bad Gym Coaching
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The Shepherd and Her Flock
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The Office Coach
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Reality Bites
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The Quarterly Report
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Micromanaged
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The Coach


Interview mistakes

Before you can land the job of your dreams, you have to make a good impression during the job interview. These videos show you job interview bloopers and career mistakes to avoid at all costs.

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In It to Win It
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Mime's the Word
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Interview, Interview


Etiquette blunders

Workplace etiquette changes with the times, but that doesn't mean anything goes in the office these days. Or any day, for that matter. Watch these career mistakes unfold and learn what behaviors to avoid.

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Facebook Reality
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Don't Eat Me
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Different Reality
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Conference Call
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The Supervisor's Cupcake
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The Great Cake Caper
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The Cupcake Caper
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Pookie Bear
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One Week
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Office Faux Pas

Salary negotiation bloopers

There's nothing wrong with wanting to get paid what you're worth, and there's nothing wrong with employers wanting to offer a fair, competitive salary. But, as these funny career videos show, there's a right way and wrong way to go about getting there.

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Awkward Serenade
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Taco 'Bout Negotiation
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Just Call!
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Sound Advice
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Please Give Me a Raise!
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Pick up the Phone
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Mother
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How Can I Get a Raise?