How to Not Take the Job Rejection Personally

CareerBuilder

Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder

Whether it's a call from an interviewer saying that the company decided to go with a different candidate or a mass e-mail notifying all applicants that the position they applied for has been filled, rejection is difficult to stomach. And while you know that countless others are facing this same scenario, sometimes it is hard not to feel that maybe it isn't the economy but something inherent about you that's keeping job offers from happening.

Here, experts share three strategies on how to stop taking job rejection personally.