Dilbert - Persistence


It’s all very well to exhort people to ‘learn from the failures’, but HOW exactly do you do that. Well, CBS Money Watch offered several tips in its piece ‘Bad job interview? 4 good ways to learn from it’…

  • Laugh it off – Sometimes, you’re just not on your game.
  • Inventory the experience on paper – Make sure to identify at least one thing that can be improved, and one thing that you nailed. Then, take the piece of paper, crumple it up and throw it out. Time to move on.
  • Bring in a professional – If you’re stumped as to why you aren’t impressing hiring managers once you’re in the door, consider getting a consultation with an interviewing specialist. ".
  • Keep moving — and move on – At the very least, treat yourself as you’d treat your best friend if they had a bad day and do something relaxing that you enjoy.