Canada-Based Ghanaian Lady Recounts Getting Numerous Rejections before Landing Dream Promotion

Canada-Based Ghanaian Lady Recounts Getting Numerous Rejections before Landing Dream Promotion

  • Lissa Appiah, a Ghanaian lady based in Canada has opened up about some of the rejections she has encountered in her life time
  • Taking to LinkedIn, the young woman shared that before she was able to land a scholarship for her master's, she got rejected four times
  • She also revealed that prior to receiving her first career promotion, she was denied an opportunity to grow more than 20 times

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A lovely Ghanaian lady by the name of Lissa Appiah has taken to social media to recount her journey of perseverance.

In a post on LinkedIn, the Canada-based Ghanaian shared that she faced several rejections in her life prior to owning her own business.

Lissa narrated that before she landed a scholarship to pursue her master's degree, she received four different rejections from scholarship boards.

Young Ghanaian lady opens up about all the rejections she has faced
Lissa posing for the camera Photo credit: Lissa Appiah/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

She however successfully completed her post graduate and now had to apply for internships and that came with its own package of rejections.

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"I was rejected from 10+ internships before I landed one that enabled me to begin my career", she wrote.

She finally revealed that throughout her career, she was denied over 20 opportunities to grow until she finally got a yes and since then, she has received five different promotions in a span of eight years.

"I was rejected for 20+ opportunities before I landed my first promotion - now I've been promoted 5 times in 8 years."

Lissa went ahead to encourage individuals to always process 'Nos' as a direction to better opportunities and trust the process.

Young Lady Narrates Landing her Dream job After Months of Being Rejected

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a beautiful young lady took to social media to express the joy in her heart after finally lands her dream job.

Matiza, in a LinkedIn post shared that she applied for various positions for nine months and got rejected by all.

Her dreams were finally realised when she received an offer from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine.

After 9 months of applying to numerous positions and receiving job rejections, I feel so blessed to announce that I started my dream post-baccalaureate research position in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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