200 Best Jobs for Introverts

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JIST Pub., Nov 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 420 pages
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Introverts prefer autonomy and quiet in their work and draw their energy from within. In this useful book, the authors help introverts, about 40 percent of the population, make the best career match for their strengths in just two steps: (1) Review best jobs lists to compare careers and to find those that suit them best. (2) Learn more about the careers of interest in detailed job descriptions.

In more than 75 'best jobs' lists, the careers for introverts are ranked by pay, growth, openings, interests, education, self-employment, part-time work, gender, age, and more. Plus, introverts learn the best jobs ranked by levels of quiet, solitary work, contact with others, autonomy, and direct contact with the public. The 200 job descriptions give details on earnings, growth, openings, responsibilities, rating on level of solitary work, rating on level of contact with others, skills needed, education and training required, related knowledge and courses, interest area, related jobs, and work environment. A special overview reveals why understanding your introversion can be useful in choosing an occupation and discusses the strengths that introverts bring to their careers and to business. The authors review how introversion relates to occupational theories behind the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test and the 'Holland codes' used widely in career exploration.

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Contents

High Percentage of Workers Age 1624 44 Highest Percentage of Women
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Best Jobs for Introverts with the Highest Employing a High Percentage of Men
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Best Jobs Overall for Introverts with a High Onthejob Training
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Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., is one of the U.S.'s leading occupational experts and appears regularly on national news programs and in major print publications to share his expertise about trends in the world of work. He is a Senior Product Developer at JIST Publishing, has 30 years of experience in the career information field, and is an award-winning career information systems developer.

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