Hate your job? How to use your personality type to find meaning at work

A Q&A with Paul Tieger, Behavioral Scientist & bestselling co-author of “Do What You Are”

Our work and careers are such a big part of our lives. We spend a huge chunk of time there, and yet many people are very unhappy and disengaged with their work. In fact, thanks in part to the global pandemic, a “Great Resignation” is now underway, with many people re-examining their core motivations and looking for more meaningful and authentic careers. 

The Best Personality Assessments for Coaching

The popularity of personality tests in the workplace continues to rise as organizations see the immense value in using these tools to improve communication and team efficiency. And as organizations work to adapt to the post-pandemic workplace, they are investing more heavily in their people and culture. 

Lunchclub & Truity Team Up to Supercharge Career Networking with the DISC

Ever had a serendipitous meeting with a colleague, a work partner or someone in an unrelated field, who fundamentally changed how you think? Or even led you to a new career opportunity? If you have, you know how exciting and transformative that experience can be -- and you also know how much of it can be based on luck, good timing and sheer chance.  

5 Benefits of Personality Testing for Job Hunters

Job hunting is an exhausting process no matter what point in your career you are at. But you’re not alone when it comes to feeling uncertain, self-conscious, or frustrated about the entire process of searching for a new job. While any job hunter, seasoned or new to the workforce, can feel uncomfortable searching, applying, and interviewing for jobs, personality testing can help you put things into perspective and bring you a little peace about which jobs are worth pursuing.

Thinking of Quitting Your Job? Here’s How to Create a More Meaningful Career, Based on Your Personality Type

Are you searching for more meaning and purpose in your career? You’re not alone. A recent survey revealed that more than half of 18 to 25 year-olds are considering quitting their job and an overwhelming 41% of the global workforce is thinking about resigning. The reasons? Burnout, disengagement and feeling unsupported by employers, to name just a few. 

How INFJs Can Set and Maintain Healthy Boundaries at Work

The pathway to a fulfilling career is doing work that matters to us and using our strengths and natural talents. However, the workplace isn’t always fair, and without healthy boundaries, INFJ personality types may find themselves taking on work that isn’t theirs or becoming everyone’s counselors. As an INFJ, this drains your emotional energy tank — and burns you out in the process. 

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