Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Persistence Pays Off
Upon walking into my office yesterday, I noticed a yellow sticky note with the following message. “I found a job. Although it’s not much, it’s a step in the right direction…Thanks for walking me through some of these [job search] processes.”
The thank you note says a lot about this particular student—but more on thank you notes in a later posting.
This person’s story illustrates the age old adage: when at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That’s exactly what he did. And here’s his story: