“Hiring managers are looking for polished professionals who are not only responsible but will fit in with the company culture. Don’t let your personal life affect your candidacy.”
“I had all the odds fighting against me.”
“I had a little piggy bank and I would put all my quarters and dollars in there and then I would buy my backpack and back-to-school clothes,” Som said.
“When people ask me how I became successful in my life, I tell them that I was always able to take risks that other people might not take,” says Foster. “Because if push came to shove, I could always go back to flooring to support my family. I could make a good living at it.”