Job search is a stressful experience for those who seek new employment, as well as those who have been recently laid-off. There are so many book blogs in the market which provide job search advice and suggestions. While this advice can be helpful, the most effective job search will take account of your unique personality traits and talents. The strategy of personal branding has become ever more popular in job search circles and a significant aspect of branding is how you can create an impression which will set you apart from other job seekers. What factor sets you more apart than your unique personality! Successful job search requires that you have a clear understanding of those factors which are of utmost importance with regard to a new job. We all have in-born preferences that affect the decisions we make in all areas of our lives. With regard to job search, these preferences can include whether we wish to work with other people or independently, whether we prefer a casual or conservative environment, whether we prefer a creative career or like to work with numbers or hard data. Personality typing is one of the most popular methods methods to help you determine your ideal career. The results of a comprehensive personality type assessment will describe your natural inclination in each of the following four categories:
- Extroversion vs. Introversion: Are we energized by interacting with others or or by being more solitary?
- Sensing vs. iNtuition: This refers to how take you take in new information; do you need hands on experience or are you able to process information abstractly and without access to direct evidence?
- Thinking vs. Feeling: How do you make decisions? Do you prefer to analyze a situation or can you go with your “gut” feeling?
- Judging vs. Perceiving: This refers to how you structure and order your world. Do you like to have things decided and planned or do you prefer to keep things more open-ended and flexible?
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