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Big Career in the Big City by Vicki Salemi

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CHAPTER 3

PATIENCE ANDPERSEVERANCE:ATTITUDE ISEVERYTHING

As much as you can be equipped with the nuts and bolts to network like the best of ’em, work a room, circulate that resume, snag informational interviews, ace the real interview, and eventually land a job, if you don’t possess an ounce of positivity, you’re a fish out of the Hudson River water.

Trust me on this one. While all of the other chapters have discussed tools and tips that will help you get to Gotham, I must pause to discuss the dreaded “r” word. That’s right, I’m talking about rejection. Every interview will not result in a job offer, nor will every connection lead to another open door. Therefore, it’s important to keep your chin up and keep on keepin’ on. You can only get better ...

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