Workplaces are still not designed with introverts’ needs in mind, and sometimes company culture outright alienates them.
When job postings say candidates “must be outgoing,” they miss out on the strengths of introverts.
Introverts might have the skills needed for a promotion, but they can be overlooked because they’re not as visible as others.
As I faked extroversion, I climbed the corporate ladder, but my stress soared and my health degraded. Here’s what I wish I knew.
As an introvert, I’ve been judged for my quiet, “standoffish” personality, which doesn’t always fit the workplace culture.
Networking may not come naturally to most introverts, but it’s something we can learn to do.
If you’re an introvert, you may struggle to fit into an extroverted culture that is conditioned to overlook you.
My introverted personality gave me an advantage in my high-stress job as a 9-1-1 dispatcher.
Initially, I didn’t think I would be cut out to be a good nurse. Yet it is because I’m an introvert that I have excelled.
When you’re a freelancer or entrepreneur, you get to make your own hours and work from home.