Career advice can go wrong so quickly. On the one hand, there’s your grandpa telling you to go to the office of your local Fortune 500 company, give the desk receptionist a firm handshake, and as for a job. On the other hand, LinkedIn influences are infiltrating all corners of social media, giving inspirational speeches about how with a little bit of elbow grease, anyone has the potential to be mistreated by their boss.
This case is a strange combination of the two; it’s where boomer and influencer optimism collide into abject stupidity. This week, Sahil Bloom, «entrepreneur, investor, and creator,» gave young professionals some strange and dangerous advice, and Twitter did not hesitate to roast him.