Expert Mark Lipton Talks About Culture of Mean Men

    You’ve probably encountered a mean man in your career. If not, you’ve definitely seen them on TV or heard about them in the news. Mean men often rise to the top and are celebrated by society despite the damage they can inflict. Mark Lipton, professor, veteran progressive C-suite adviser and author of Mean Men: 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 …

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 …

Great Jobs for Each Personality Type

This blog has focused on jobs for introverts and extroverts, but there are more components to personality than just introversion vs. extroversion. According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI), there are sixteen different personality types. The four dichotomies include introversion vs.extroversion, sensing vs. intuition, thinking vs. feeling, and perceiving. judging. Many career counselors use the Read More …

There are No Guarantees

A lot of websites (this one included) and colleges may lead you to believe there are certain careers or degrees that guarantee a job offer or high pay. Unfortunately, almost every field has both graduates and experienced professionals that can’t find work. And you can find professionals in any industry that are unsatisfied. Articles about 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 …

Choosing a Career from a Variety of Interests

Interests are important considerations when choosing a career. But what if you have too many interests? What if your interests are constantly changing? Choosing a career would be easy if everyone had one or two consistent interests. But most of us  have several interests that change throughout our lives. Focus on Personality and Values When Read More …

Jobs for Analytical Types

Analytical skills are important for many high demand jobs in a variety of fields.  Analytical types enjoy using data and facts to reach a conclusion.  If this sounds like you, the following jobs jobs might be a good fit for your personality. Budget Analyst Budget analysts analyze and develop budgets for organizations and government agencies.   Read More …

Using the Big Five Traits to Choose a Career

on line pharmacy Vic via Compfight   The Big Five personality dimensions are often used by human resources professionals to help place employees.  These five dimensions are thought to be the underlying traits that make up an individual’s overall personality.  A brief explanation of the five dimensions: Extroversion – Extroverts derive energy from interaction with others, Read More …