INTPs are philosophical innovators...

INTPs are philosophical innovators...
Category: INTP

INTPs seek to create complex systems of understanding...

INTPs seek to create complex systems of understanding...
Category: INTP

An INTP Finds an Uncommon Niche as a Master Carpenter and Perpetual World Traveler

When a member of the rock band he played in during college hung the nickname “Spench” on Michael French, it never occurred to him that this moniker would have an extended lifespan. But after its resurrection a few years later at the hands of friends, the name stuck. Now, almost everyone who knows Michael well refers to him as Spench.

INTP: the Most Intellectually Profound of All the Types

INTPs, the Most Intellectually Profound of All the Types
Category: INTP

Artistic Careers You Don't Have to Starve For

Most of us were encouraged to be artistic when we were children. From drawings and dioramas to noodle jewelry and collages, art is an integral part of a child’s life and no school day is complete without time for arts and crafts. As we grow older, however, we are counseled to settle into practical careers and to confine our artistic impulses to hobbies, if we pursue them at all. There is definitely some wisdom to this advice, as it is very rare for the average person to support oneself as a full-time artist. Therefore, if you feel that you are an artist at heart, it is likely that you also feel torn between pursing your passion for art and finding a well-paying and stable career.

4 Hot Careers for INTPs

INTPs are driven by a deep yearning to understand systems and what makes them work. They're analytical people who prize knowledge and love to come up with theories as to how systems can best operate. They are the masters of the Thought Experiment. While they seem to live very much in their minds, they get excited about innovation, devising theories about how things work, and testing their ideas. Hot careers for INTPs are those that put their talent for creative problem-solving to good use.

Job Interview Tips for Introverts

Large amounts of stimulation from the outside world, including in-person socializing, can feel draining to introverts, and the prospect of job interviews often reinforce that feeling.  In job interviews, introverts must put themselves in the spotlight, beat their own drums and engage in small talk.  For extroverts, those activities are second nature.  Introverts, however, have their own strengths which are equally important and which can help them succeed in job interviews.  Are you an introvert?  These job interview tips for introverts will help you take stock of your strengths and consider how they can help you get hired.

Using Your Personality Type to Manage Your Career Change

Whether your interest in a job change has been prompted by dissatisfaction with your current role or rumors of impending layoffs, the prospect of identifying and jumping into a different career can definitely feel overwhelming. However, this is a challenge that most professionals will face at least once in their working lives – data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that American workers change jobs an average of seven times over the course of their careers.

Personality Type and Asperger's Syndrome

The diagnosis of Asperger's Syndrome may sometimes be a misinterpretation of a personality type of ISTP or INTP, according to researcher Robert G. Chester in an article published in the Journal of Psychological Type. Many of the symptoms of Asperger's syndrome, including a preference for solitude, visual and intuitive thinking, and a critical and objective communication style, are similar to characteristics of normal type development among ISTPs and INTPs.

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