What are the Best Jobs for Introverts that Pay Really Well?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 08, 2021

Multiple studies show that Extraverts earn more than Introverts. Yes, your chances of getting a highly paid job depend on important factors such as your educational background and work experience—but your personality type plays a role too. And the data confirms it: Extraverts are making (sometimes tens of thousands) more than their introverted peers.

7 Signs It's Time for a Career Shift, Based on your Personality

Only you can know when it’s time for a career shift but there are some pretty clear signs to watch out for. 

Depending on your personality type, you might experience workplace boredom and stress in different ways. If you’re someone who likes helping people, it might be time for a career shift when your job doesn’t help you do that. Or if you’re an ambitious personality type, you might realize a lack of career progression is the reason you need to jump ship.

How to Define Your Career Goals, Based on Your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 02, 2021

As you attempt to formulate career goals, your personality type is an important factor you would be wise to consider. Whether you’re just starting out, advancing along a previously chosen career path, or getting ready to make a change, your long-term happiness and satisfaction are at stake.

Top 5 Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 30, 2021

If you’re an Introvert, you’ll probably be happier with a job that doesn’t require constant interaction with other people. In fact, the more solitary your work, the better you’ll likely do.

And if you’re an Introvert who also has anxiety, then limiting your interaction is probably especially important to your well-being. The best jobs for Introverts with anxiety will provide a calmer, quieter environment, with some degree of flexibility and control over how you spend your day.

9 Best Entrepreneur Ideas for Introverts

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 18, 2021

Introverts have the extraordinary ability to recharge their energy levels all by themselves. Literally. they find an isolated docking station and tune out the rest of the world to restore their inner peace. Once an Introvert is charged up, they are ready to take on the world. Or at least their task of the moment.

Your Career Satisfiers: What you Need in a Job for it to be Truly Fulfilling

Since the publication of Do What You Are (DWYA) thirty years ago, career counselors have recognized the critical role Personality Type plays in career satisfaction and success. When my co-author Barbara Barron and I were first doing our research for DWYA way back when, we interviewed hundreds of people of all types representing dozens of careers. Our Eureka! moment came when we discovered that for each of the sixteen personality types, there were certain elements that led to greater career satisfaction. Later on, we realized they also led to career success.

Looking to Make a Major Career Change? 6 Things You Need to Do First

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 10, 2021

So, you’re ready for a career change, a new start. Perhaps you’ve always had a dream job in mind, but were just waiting for the right time to try it, and now feels like that time. Or, maybe your current career isn’t an option anymore, due to changes in the industry or because your health or circumstances have changed. Maybe you don’t know exactly what you want to do next. You just know it’s time for something different.

Are you feeling excited, terrified, a little lost?

What Is a Coach? (And Why You Probably Need One)

Long gone are the days when working with a coach was only for professional athletes, top executives, or the rich and famous. The coaching industry is growing rapidly, making coaching an affordable option for people in various careers, industries, and walks of life. 

But do you need a coach? Nearly any individual can benefit from working with a coach. Read on to find out what coaching is, how to decide if it’s right for you, and some primary benefits of working with a coach. 

What Career is Right for Me? Here’s How Personality Type Can Help

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 02, 2021

If you’re looking for your dream career, don’t feel discouraged. Many people have difficulty finding a job that suits their personality and goals, and it isn’t uncommon for people to change careers or take a variety of paths before reaching their destination. Maybe you’re starting out and are second-guessing your choices. Or maybe you’ve spent years working toward a career you can’t see yourself doing for the rest of your life. All of it is okay, and whatever your experience, countless people can relate. 


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