(2) Do you have someone who is unafraid to keep it real with you when it comes to your career?

NOPE, NOT YET

Add a STRAIGHT SHOOTER to your support squad, ASAP. Here’s why: An unchecked ego is career cancer. The Straight Shooter has a way of communicating that makes you sit up and take notice. Even when you don’t want to hear what she has to say, you know there’s value in the message.

Not sure where to find them? The best Straight Shooters are either current or past bosses who know your work ethic and are invested in your professional development.