work record? Do you further believe that an imperfect and blemished work record is a strong deterrent to success? Do you also strongly contend that people who have been terminated(i.e. fired) from their jobs WON'T be highly successful as they are considered to be failures in the eyes of employers?
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Not necessarily the case.An unblemished &perfect work records means that the person is a great employee.Employers LOVE such employees & WANT them as they aren't deemed problematic.No employer wants an employee w/a blemished/imperfect record!
That depends entirely on what the "blemishes" are. If someone is perpetually late or was caught stealing from the company, then I agree that they won't be wanted. Other types of "failures" can be valuable learning experiences.
An unblemished record, means that everything did not get reported to the personnel department or the company president.
While there ARE favorites who receive preferential work treatment, many people w/perfect/unblemished work histories and records are legit! Such stellar employees DO exist!
Your comments are typical of the 30something group. If your career that covered 37 years, not counting the after school job in high school or the dish washing job and never made a mistake is not accurate. People learn from mistakes. Perfection is har
I am in your age category. There are people who have perfect work histories and records and have worked a long time. People w/blemished work records are viewed as failures/problematic. They aren't good employment prospects at all!
If you never made a mistake, it means you never took a chance, never disagreed with a superior politely, and dumped the routine work on a subordinate. If you never made a mistake, at least none that anybody caught, you must be the CEO of the company