The modern world is dominated by people who are feisty, filled with self-confidence and characterized by dynamic action. Are introverts disadvantaged in this field? No, they are simply fulfilling themselves in other areas. Which ones exactly?
Traits of an introvert
Introversion is a natural personality trait, much like extrovert, first defined by C.H. Jung. It is characterized by directing one’s attention inward, to one’s own thoughts, emotions. Such a person shies away from gatherings of people, is often considered shy, although wrongly. He simply appreciates peace and quiet, does not like too much stimuli.
Ideal profession for an introvert?
An introvert as well as an extrovert will perform perfectly in different professional fields. The introvert’s different traits should be taken as a value and used in life, also professionally. It is not difficult to find an ideal job for him, which would be compatible with his temperament. Then he/she will fully utilize his/her potential and spread his/her wings.
Strengths of an introvert
Introverts are characterized by many strengths that they may sometimes not even be aware of. A lot of work needs to be done to awaken this dormant potential and turn it into a strength. Some of the strengths include creativity, accuracy, commitment, sense of observation, analysis and listening skills. To work well, they need silence. They don’t act hastily and need time to think deeply about decisions.
A job suited to the character of an introvert is definitely any occupation related to writing, i.e. editor, copywriter, proofreader, among others. If he/she also has a talent for languages – definitely a translator. Such professions require editorial preparation, but there are appropriate courses on the market that will make up for any introvert.
Working with computers
He will do well as an archivist or accountant, as well as in a profitable and fashionable field, which is now programming and computer work. And this is due to his meticulousness and insight; innate qualities.
Introverts will do well in creative fields, choosing professions such as painter, graphic designer, designer or architect. They will be ideal in artistic fields; they are extremely creative, able to approach a subject out of the box, and have plenty of interesting ideas for innovative endeavors.
Introverts dislike temporary assignments and constant change. They are extremely loyal, which is why they can be effective salespeople in demanding sectors that require knowledge of a particular subject area. They are particularly good at establishing and maintaining long-term relationships, getting close to customers and learning about their needs.
Introverts are good at analyzing situations and predicting events, which makes them good candidates for jobs such as analyst, pilot, mechanic or electrical engineer. Introverts often feel comfortable in technical fields.
Sense of observation
Introverts, as mentioned above, have a keen sense of observation and can listen, which makes them well suited for jobs such as therapist, psychologist or counselor.
In some professions, time pressure and working in dynamic teams can be too overwhelming for such a person. It is important to remember that our character traits are not our limits, but the values we should follow in life. It also doesn’t mean that an introvert will only be fulfilled in these professions, these are just guidelines to help them understand what they could do professionally.
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