Looking for a new job can be one of the most humiliating events of one’s life. With hundreds of job posting websites providing thousands of job offers it has become very easy to apply for positions. In any given day you can apply for a half dozen or more positions to which you know you could do a great job.
But you do not get called in for an interview.
It can be easy to give up and leave the job market entirely. Mike Ditka, who won two Super Bowls in his 14 year career cautions about giving in to the humiliation of applying without call backs.
“You’ll never be a loser,” Ditka said, “until you quit trying.”
Despite the seemingly endless rejection you need to heed Ditka’s words and keep up the search.
After all, Ditka recalls, he did give up once. It was in 2004 when he had an opportunity to run for the United States Senate against Barack Obama. The conservative Ditka feels that if he had run he would have kept Obama out of the White House.
This is another installment of a series of motivational quotes providing information about the persons being quoted and the application to our daily life. It is based on material prepared by getmaximpact.com of Rochester Hills, Mich., and is intended as a tool for building the success of today’s business professionals. It is a ©2014 copyright by getmaximpact.com and used with their permission.
©2014 Max Impact, used with permission.
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