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200 Best Jobs for Introverts

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200 Best Jobs for Introverts
ISBN: 978-1-59357-477-2

Regular Price: $16.95

Special Price: $8.95

Pages: 432

Copyright: 2008 JIST Works

Size: 7.5 x 9.25

The Editors at JIST and Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D.


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: Review best jobs lists to compare careers and to find those that suit them best, and 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.

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview of Introversion and Career
Part II: The Best Jobs Lists: Jobs for Introverts
Part III: Descriptions of the Best Jobs for Introverts

Author Bio

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., is one of the nation’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.

He has been a researcher and developer at Educational Testing Service, where he helped develop the SIGI Plus computer-based career information system. He oversaw the updating and enhancement of the SIGI PLUS database for more than 15 years. He has served as a board member and as president of the Association of Computer-based Systems for Career Information. Shatkin also is a member of the National Career Development Association and a frequent presenter at its conferences.

Shatkin is the media’s go-to source for up-to-the-minute occupational information and has appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC News Now, the FOX Business Channel’s Money for Breakfast, CNN’s American Morning, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and many more television and radio shows across the nation. He has been quoted in major print publications including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, Reader’s Digest, Men’s Health, and Publishers Weekly—just to name a few.

For interview requests or questions about Shatkin, contact Selena Dehne at sdehne@jist.com or (651) 215-7548.

The Editors at JIST have dedicated their careers to helping people by making complicated occupational and job search information understandable, accessible, useful, and beneficial to readers at all levels. Together, they have more than 80 years of experience in writing, editing, teaching, training, supervision, libraries, and retail sales. They are deeply immersed in the career development field and are constantly on the lookout for the newest and most helpful books for job seekers.