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 …

Can You Choose a Career that Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Your career personality is important factor to consider when choosing a career path. But since no career is perfect, is it possible to choose a good career that doesn’t align with your personality? The answer is complicated and depends on other factors such as career values, interest areas and natural skills and abilities.   There’s Read More …

Coping with Job Search Burnout

Job searching can be frustrating, demoralizing, and even dehumanizing. Dealing with constant rejection, jumping through hoops, and trying to say just the right things to impress potential employers can wear you down. You may even want to give up searching completely. But there are strategies to help overcome feelings of disappointment. A few tips and Read More …

Recovering from a Big Career Mistake

One individual’s big career mistake was on display at this weekend’s Academy Awards. Brian Cullinan, a PwC accountant charged with handing out envelopes containing the winners to presenters, gave the incorrect envelope for best picture. The resulting on stage mix-up was cringe worthy and will probably be remembered for a long time. Luckily, most people’s Read More …

Highly Sensitive Persons: Self-Care Tips for Stressful Times

Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP’s) can become easily overwhelmed by day-to-day activities. According to psychologist Elaine Aron who coined the term, HSP’s may be sensitive to loud noises, bright lights, and busy environments. If you’re easily bothered by things that don’t seem to affect others and you’ve often been told that you’re “too sensitive”, you may Read More …

What To Know Before Your First Day at Work

College students starting out in the working world after years as students may be feeling apprehensive about about what lies ahead in the working world. Below, Carolyn Thompson, longtime executive recruiter and Managing Principal at Merito Group, talks about what college grads should know before their first day as a gainfully employed adult. How can Read More …