So you have finished your degree and ready to take on the world of journalism. But sending off application after application can feel like you are up against a wall.
Fret not; we have all been there. To lend you some advice and inspiration on how to land the next job opportunity, Cosmopolitan speaks with Wonga Ntshinga, Senior Head of Programme: Faculty of ICT at The Independent Institute of Education.
Ntshinga offers you some universal graduate advice for breaking into your chosen industry, including having a good attitude in the face of rejection.
“The search and the inevitable rejections can be emotionally and psychologically exhausting, but you must not let this consume you,” noted Ntshinga. “Don’t take rejection personally, but rather view each opportunity as a chance to learn and grow.”
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