The 1% Career Advice That’s Actually Useful

From Silicon Valley’s Best Coaches

Chandra Kalle
Jul 10, 2015 · 3 min read

Google “career advice” and you’ll see 72 million+ results. Like everything else on the web, 99% of that is useless. Here’s my list of the 1% — concrete, insightful, inspiring advice on how to think about architecting your career in today’s “a million people can do your job” world.

Should I start a company or join a startup?

Should I go to an early-stage startup or a late-stage startup?

What companies or industries should I be looking at?

Should I follow my passion?

What do I want to be doing in 10 years?

How should I prepare for interviews?

How should I evaluate job offers?

How should I prepare myself to be a good engineer?

Some great stories on how people hustled their way to get a job:

The best book on career planning:

Some data points and tools:


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Chandra Kalle

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