The Successful Introvert: How to Enhance Your Job Search and Advance Your Career by Wendy Gelberg is a wonderful resource for introverted and shy people who are looking for insightful advice and concrete strategies to help them overcome some of the discomfort connected to job hunting in an “extraverted” world. The first section of the book covers the distinctions between shy people and introverted people and includes implications for the job search. The second section focuses on specific strategies (i.e. resumes, interviewing, networking) for shy and introverted people. There are several examples of stories with several suggestions and quotes from professionals and celebrities. The final section summarizes the unique strengths that introverted people share and how to capitalize on them in the job search and your professional life.
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