How one mistake forced me to finally pursue my dreams
Bijgewerkt op: 18 nov. 2019
Even a mistake might turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement - Henry Ford
So I made a small mistake. A stupid mistake. You must be thinking; well everyone makes mistakes right? That is completely true. But for a while I was hoping that I could have prevented myself from making this mistake. I hear you thinking "come on Nienke, what mistake did you make?" So here it is:
I left my job because I got an offer from my dream company. Nothing wrong with that right? Well, it shouldn't be, as long as you sign something. Yes you are guessing it right; I did not sign a contract yet. I had an offer from Google in Dublin, and I was so looking forward to this new adventure! And there I was, on a rainy Tuesday morning in the gym while one of their recruiters called me with the message (btw for all the recruiters out there: ''I'm just the messenger, I can't help you either'' is not something a candidate wants to hear at that specific moment).