Summary: Never let your ego get in the way of your legal career. You need to learn how to not take rejection personally in your legal job search to be successful.

You need to learn how to not take rejection personally in your legal job search to be successful.

When you hear about the histories of people who are household names in the entertainment industry, you quickly learn that the ones who succeed are resilient and do not give up even in the face of rejection and disappointment. Attorneys can learn something from this type of determination because just like entertainers, attorneys also have to endure rejection and disappointment during their careers and job searches.
 
A. Harrison Barnes
Harrison Barnes

Very few attorneys are prepared for the amount of rejection that often comes along with finding the right job—just as most aspiring actors are not prepared for the amount of rejection it takes to make it in Hollywood. This is the reason that the majority of actors never succeed and it is also the reason the majority of attorneys never reach their full potential: Both simply cannot take any more rejection.