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  • Jennifer Carignan 5:32 pm on February 6, 2013 Permalink
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    Introversion and the job search 

    An effective job search generally requires a heavy dose of interaction with other people, particularly in networking and interviewing situations. For extroverts, this process is often stimulating; the energy these individuals get from communicating with others often helps to carry them through their job search. For introverts, however, fighting against a natural preference for quiet self-reflection can seem like an uphill battle. As an introvert myself, I empathize with students who feel anxiety about the amount of interpersonal interaction required in the job search.

    If you are an introvert who finds yourself in this situation, the following resources might be helpful to prepare and guide you through the job search and beyond.

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    • Julia Beyer 8:01 pm on February 12, 2013 Permalink

      Love this blog post- thanks for these useful resources for us introverts. I am including this in the SOC spot newsletter.

  • Francine Blume 5:01 pm on October 30, 2009 Permalink
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    Networking for Introverts!! 

    introvertIf you’re an introvert like me, I’d rather hide under a table than get out there and shake hands.

    But I know I have to do it. Here are 6 quick tips from Joe Rosenlicht to help you get through the necessary but daunting task of networking. Things like bring a friend, practicing small talk, and rewarding yourself for getting out there can be really helpful!

    Trust me. They can see you hiding under the table anyway, and that’s not how you want to start a conversation.

    Photo by Semihundido.

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