Coping with professional disappointment.

Today I spoke with a really sharp young man who applied for an amazing job. In my estimations this is a clever, affable, grounded professional who has racked up a lot of PBs in his career.

He went for the job interview, confident that he could bring world class knowledge, skills and experience to the role.

But after two weeks, he got a short, courteous, ‘We regret to inform you that …’ email. Continue reading