Interview on ABC Life about how to handle rejection.

“Nobody enjoys the sting of rejection.

And in these uncertain times, with unemployment on the rise and Australia’s creative industries in limbo, hearing “no” to your job application, book proposal or audition tape can hit particularly hard.

But for those lucky enough to receive constructive feedback — or brave enough to ask for it — rejection can come with a silver lining.

“The word ‘no’ can be an opportunity for you to learn something,” says Jane Jackson, a career management coach and author of Navigating Career Crossroads.

“It can actually give you the opportunity to better yourself.”

We asked three creative Australians to share the surprising lessons they’ve learned from rejection.” Read the full article in ABC Life

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