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 layout Read More …

Information Technology Careers for Introverts

Information technology is a great field for introverts. Although IT jobs may require teamwork, most positions don’t require constant interaction with other people. A few growing careers in the IT field that introverts should consider: Computer Systems Analyst Computer systems analysts test and maintain computer programs, modify processes to increase efficiency, develop test procedures, and Read More …

Jobs for Introverts and Extroverts in Each Field

I’ve focused on introverts in a past article because introverts are more limited in terms of what careers they can pursue. Since I don’t want to leave extroverts out, I’ll suggest some good jobs for introverts and extroverts within each field. Many introvert career suggestions will suit extroverts and visa versa. This post is meant Read More …