How Introverts Can Nail What-Makes-You-Tick Interview Questions

The following is a guest post by career consultant Jane Finkel It’s inevitable that the interviewer will ask you questions that attempt to uncover who you really are, especially your more appealing personal qualities. For introverts, job interview questions that seem more personal often present the greatest challenge. It’s not that you are inept at Read More …

Introvert Success Tips with Katie Rasoul

As an introvert, you may feel that your personality will hold you back from career success. However, there are aspects to an introvert’s personality that can be advantageous. In addition, coping mechanisms can help motivated introverts level the playing field in an extrovert dominated world.. Katie Rasoul, author of Hidden Brilliance: A High-Achieving Introvert’s Guide to Read More …

Highly Sensitive Person: Learn to Set Boundaries

One major quality of a Highly Sensitive Person is that we tend to retreat when things get overwhelming. Others may interpret this as weakness or being a “quitter”. However, it’s crucial for the HSP to recognize a toxic situation, be it a job, hobby or relationship. We should also not feel guilty for removing ourselves Read More …

5 Job Options for the HSP Introvert

As a Highly Sensitive Person and introvert, life presents many challenges. We are bombarded by sights, sounds, and situations that can easily overwhelm us. Many jobs are full of stress, constant social interactions, and other negative things that can lead to decreased productivity or even health problems for highly sensitive people. Finding a job that Read More …

Job Interview Success for Introverts

A job interview makes almost everyone nervous. Your performance can change the direction of your career. But for introverts, interviews can be especially challenging. Introverts aren’t as expressive or talkative as extroverts, leading interviewers to think they aren’t really interested in the position. Luckily, you can use some common introvert traits to your advantage and Read More …

Job Search Tips for Extreme Introverts

There’s no time when the disparity between introverts and extroverts is more apparent than during the job search. Introverts prefer time alone and become drained by social interaction, which can create a barrier to networking and reaching out to potential employers. And the quiet, less-animated nature of introverts can be mistaken for low self-esteem. While Read More …

Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking can seem intimidating to any professional, but introverts are particularly uneasy at the thought of interactions that seem forced. Therefore, many introverts never attempt to build a professional network. But the importance of networking cannot be ignored, because an estimated eighty percent of jobs go unadvertised. Even if the percentage of unadvertised jobs is Read More …

Five High Demand Jobs for Introverts

Alfred Hermida via Compfight While many high profile careers require extrovert traits, some of the most high demand jobs are suitable for introverts. Introverts derive energy from within rather than through interaction with others, and work well in environments where there are opportunities to work alone. Although most jobs require interaction with coworker and clients, Read More …

Healthcare Careers for Introverts

Michelle Ress via Compfight Healthcare is a growing field with greater job security and growth than most industries.  Introverts might look at the more popular healthcare careers and decide to avoid the field altogether, but nurses and physicians represent only two of the hundreds of career options in the medical field. Whether you’re an introvert Read More …

Creative Careers for Introverts

Many introverts are creative and value creativity expression in a career.  Despite the competitive nature of many creative occupations, there are growing careers that make good choices for creative types.  Some careers for creative introverts to consider:   Graphic Designer Graphic designers create distinctive logos and packaging for promotional purposes.  They may also plan the Read More …