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Intern Insider by Tammy Trujillo

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Chapter 9What Can Go Wrong Usually Does—What To Do About it

  • So You Made Your First Mistake
  • Dealing with Difficult People—Where Do You Stand?
  • Where to Draw the Line

Mistakes happen no matter how carefully you do things, whether you are working on a job or at an internship. Nobody is perfect. So what do you do when the inevitable happens?

If you make a mistake, it’s always a good idea to own up to it. Denying a mistake that later is linked to you puts you in the very difficult situation of not only having to deal with the mistake, but the fallout from trying to distance yourself from it.

When you are talking about the error with your supervisor, keep from making excuses. There really is not an acceptable reason for making a mistake. Bottom line ...

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