From the Mouths of Mentors: Top 4 Mistakes Recent Grads Make on the Job

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Mistake 4: Being a Mr. or Ms. Know-It-All.


After four years of college, work experience and tons of internships, college graduates can develop a false sense of entitlement when it comes to their first entry-level job. “Sometimes they aren’t physically or mentally prepared for the job and they come in with a ‘I-know-everything’ attitude,” saysTalitha Vickers, reporter at NBC WESH 2 News in Orlando. “They’re able to rock the interview, but then are clueless when it comes to what is expected of them at the job.” Recent grads are advised to be observant about workplace culture and learn the best way to navigate it. "Be an attentive listener and absorb all of the information that is given to you. This will show humility and can carry you throughout your career,” she said.

Mistake 4: Being a Mr. or Ms. Know-It-All.

After four years of college, work experience and…