Match Your Profession to Your Personality
If you are on the fence about the career choice you have made, look no further than your personality to determine which career is going to be best for you. Everyone has career options that they will like based on their personality, but you have to examine the specific personality traits you have and then match these up to the professions that allow them to flourish. Remember that you have to be perfectly honest about your personality traits and then look at a variety of career paths to see where you match up the most.
Since the goal of a career is to make a comfortable living, you want to find a job in a field that is in demand. Start by exploring the most in-demand professions and then look at the personality traits that will best fit into these professions.
IT Computer Programmer/Software Engineer
You know that the technology field is booming and being able to get into this field means nearly limitless career possibilities. Those in this field have to be able to work on complex projects independently. You have to have the drive to learn new skills on a regular basis since technology is always changing. You also have to be able to pay close attention to detail, be able to concentrate and focus well during work and work on multiple projects simultaneously to do this job. The top traits that you need to be successful in this job include:
Physical therapy is a career in the medical field that allows you to help people to recover from injury and illness. Between now and 2020, career prospects in this field are expected to increase by 39 percent. When you are working in this field, you have to be strong emotionally, because not all patients will be easy to work with. Things like patient setbacks and patients not wanting to be compliant with treatment are not uncommon when you work in physical therapy. It is important that you are prepared for this.
The following traits are helpful for those who wish to go into physical therapy:
If you want to help people to get their finances in order, this is the career that you want to seek. This career requires a variety of necessary skills from being good at math, to being personable to making sure that you can efficiently operate the latest technologies. You also need to be able to solve problems because many of your clients will have complex portfolios and might come to you when they are experiencing a financial crisis. It is critical that you are able to handle the math aspect of this, as well as have the ability to deal with your client's personalities.
Those who tend to do well in the field of finance usually have the following traits:
With the world being a global marketplace, there is a great need for those who are able to enhance communications between people of different cultures and backgrounds. As a translator, you must be able to listen carefully since it is critical that you precisely translate what someone is telling you to the responding party. You also need to be able to respond quickly and have a very strong attention to detail. Those working in this field need to be fluent in at least two languages and not just proficient or else this could easily derail your plans.
If you want to work as a translator, you need to have a number of skills and traits to ensure that you are successful. The following traits will serve you well in working as an efficient and successfully translator:
Now you have a better idea about the most in-demand professions and the personality traits that are most likely to do well in these fields. You can look at the top traits in these fields and determine if you possess them. Ideally, you want to make sure that you have the majority of the traits listed in this article per the profession to make sure that you are going to fit well. From here, you can explore the various things you need to do to make sure that you are going to get the training you need to achieve the career that matches your personality.
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