The Rejected Opportunity

by Elisabet
(Puerto Rico )

I was looking for new professional opportunities out of my country. I submmitted multiple Resumes to different companies, mostly, within the United States. When the first opportunity came, I responded with an email saying that I was not fully bilingual and required the interview in spanish. Obviously, my e-mail was not replied and a I missed an excellent job opportunity.

I understood that I had a negative atitude to face my fear of English and I decide to take a different actitude. The next time I required help from a friend to make some corrections to a draft e-mail to give a good first impression, and from then on I was playing the game with minimum help.

When I made first contact through the phone I was nervious and ansious, but my English was good (At least they understood me, jeje). Actually I am waiting for the background check process and with a little luck, I'll get the job.

The lesson for me was always say "I can do it" and try again and again.
Elisabet! What a great story. Having the right attitude is VERY important and I wish you all the best in your search for a new job. I hope you get the job! Please let us know how it goes! -Cheers, Diana

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Dec 15, 2009
Try and try agian
by: k jambulingam

It is not a problem with you only, it is the same problem faced by all the younsters all over the world. Facing interviews and speaking correct English. I will be the first person to be happy to know about your success. Let us forget about the past and let us not worry about the unknown future. Let us live in the present. Wish you all the best at all times.

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