Do you have a fear of rejection? Has it affected the way you perform at work? It’s not an uncommon feeling for many workers and overcoming that fear often comes down to forcing yourself to experience it … over and over again.
Check out this recent TEDTalk featuring entrepreneur and author Jia Jiang for insight into how he overcame his fear of rejection by steering into it.
What are some ways you have overcome fear of rejection at work? Let us know in the comments section below.
As a job hunter I always used to consider rejection as just another day (not) at the office. It’s inevitable that when you’re on the hunt for a job and applying or firing off your resume in all directions that not every one will be a winner.
Treat the hunt for a job as your job. If you get knocked back use that as inspiration. You just increased the chances that your next interview will be THE ONE.
Truth is that every rejection is a step closer to finding your next job. Never give up…