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.
Without any other job to go to, I resigned. As an introvert, I’ve started living the life I’ve always wanted as a freelance writer.
Even if you’re an introvert, networking can help you land your next job, gain valuable professional contacts, or even make more friends.
The problems I faced in my career had nothing to do with my age, rank, or personality. My problem was the limiting beliefs I told myself about introversion.
The job interview is a shared nightmare among many introverts, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. Introverts have skills that business can profit from.