If you have that job in life that you really love, make sure not to ruin things for yourself. What would you do if you lost your job?

It's totally unthinkable. It very well could devastate you in life. As a matter of fact, there was a study done that found most people never get over being fired.

Everyday I count a few blessings as I move along in the busy life and realize what I have to be happy about. One of the things is my job, and I don't want to lose it and neither do you.

There are certain things that you can avoid to really reduce the chance of losing your job. And these are things that people can easily be sucked into. Play it smart, don't let yourself get involved in any of the items on the list we will look at here.

While it may take months to find the right job, it only takes just days or weeks to lose it. Here are 10 traits that are career poison, according to CareerBuilder.com:

  1. Possessing poor people skills
  2. Not being a team player
  3. Missing deadlines
  4. Conducting personal business on company time
  5.  Isolating yourself
  6. Starting an office romance
  7.  Fearing risk or failure
  8.  Having no goals
  9.  Neglecting your image
 10. Being indiscreet