Unspoken Rules at Work

I was recently listening to an episode of HBR IdeaCast. The conversation was with Gorick Ng, a career advisor at Harvard. He counsels young people on how to take on their first job in a way that puts them on the fast-track to success. He’s the author of the book The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right.

The episode sparked this post as it resonated with me based on my prior experience in the industry. The idea here is that they are some unspoken rules in the industry that no one explains to you when you start a job. Knowing them could kickstart your career and put you…