The person who doesn’t make mistakes is unlikely to make anything! Every company or individual suffers a set back at some point. Understanding how failure is perceived by employers could quite easily be the difference between you or someone else getting the job. In short, it’s very far from only being about exam results.
“You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that” – Lebron James – NBA Pro Basketball Player.