Introverts often feel awkward promoting themselves during job interviews, and they may struggle to articulate their thoughts when put on the spot.
Scientists have noted that extroverts tend to focus on seeing and acquiring results, while introverts pay attention to the processes that deliver results.
The mood in the room immediately shifted. The comment “I’m an introvert” was enough to change her entire perception of me as a candidate for the position.
Finding a job that fits the needs of introverts can be tough. Lots of companies will expect employees to be as outgoing and sociable as possible.
You don’t want to be in the spotlight, and having to manage many employees can be mentally exhausting. That’s why I turned to freelancing.
It doesn’t make introverts jump for joy when we’re invited to a brainstorming session. However, with a little creativity, a brainstorming session can be different.
Being the only introvert in a room of five other people and vying for a spot on a competitive team is my idea of a nightmare.
While one might expect self-reflective introverts to be armed with a firm sense of identity, this is not always the case.
Job seekers, you might have to “pass” a personality test. Tests like the Big 5 have become an increasingly popular aspect of the hiring process.
To highly sensitive introverts like me, who struggle to stay productive while working in a busy office, using headphones is a big deal.