What are the good careers for introverts

5 career paths for introverts

Do you stand in the back row at events or team meetings because you can watch everything undisturbed from there? And when you are called, do you think twice before you smile and talk?

If this sounds familiar to you, you probably are introverted.

Nearly 3% of people consider themselves shy and inhibited. Introverted people find energy from being alone.

Infographic: Self-assessment of shyness


You can find more statistics at Statista

Introverts own many skillsthat are unique and can be used well in certain industries. Most introverts are:

  • independently
  • creative
  • good listeners
  • concentrated

In addition, introverted brains are networked differently and have a lower threshold for Dopamine. That said, introverts need less dopamine to experience a sense of reward, joy, and euphoria.

But team collaboration and open office environments are becoming increasingly popular. It can be difficult to find a job that suits introverts.

Here are five career pathswhich are perfect for introverts:

1. Laboratory technician

With great attention to detail and openness, introverts make excellent detectives. If you want to go behind the scenes is a forensic science technician a good career choice.

The activities and tasks of a laboratory technician include:

  • collecting and analyzing evidence in a laboratory
  • occasional travel due to a criminal offense

This job requires you Bachelor in a natural science field.

You diagnose patients and spend most of your day in a laboratory where tests are performed on samples.

2. Creative artist

Do you have an eye for photography, an ear for music or a knack for handicrafts? You can of these creative skills benefit and build your own business.

The possibilities are diverse:

  • work independently as a freelancer
  • start your own business
  • offer your services to larger companies

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Begin, on-line look for jobs that match what you can offer. As a photographer you can cover everything:

  • Stock photos
  • Real estate photography
  • Corporate events

If you enjoy building installations, look for events that require a creative eye:

  • Store openings
  • Weddings
  • special events

3. Writer

Introverts tend to enjoy solitude and spending time with their thoughts. A writer can channel these thoughts into creative action. Create your own blog or consider creative Writing, ghostwriting or copywriting career paths.

These professions are well suited to your keen mind and require a lot Richness of detail and concentration.

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Once you've learned something technical, you can write for a technical niche. This could be a good opportunity to break into the writing world. The tasks of one technical writer are diverse:

  • Research in a technical field
  • Creation of documentation in the form of manuals
  • Writing documents for products or services

You can join freelance platforms like UpWork or Copify to offer your writing services to a wide range of clients.

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4. Accountant

An accountant spends most of the day with numbers, not people. You can for one Companies work or one own accounting company where you decide who to work with.

To become an accountant, you need one Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related subject. It is a good career choice if you are looking for a secure job.

5. Zoo keeper or veterinarian

Maybe you don't want to work with people, but with animals. A Zookeeper or veterinarian spends most of his time with animals in:

  • Zoos
  • Animal shelters
  • Veterinary clinics

Here you will diagnose, train and examine animals.

Know your skills and find jobs that match what you do best.

Once you step into a career that suits you, you'll be amazed at how quickly you can stand out.

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