Consider your personality type. Are you an extrovert or an introvert? Do you emphasize logic or feelings? Not sure? If you want to improve your work performance and move up in your career, knowing your personality type is crucial, says psychologist Donna Dunning. As the author of this book’s precursor, What’s Your Type of Career?, she has closely examined the impact of personality type on choosing a positive career path and has concluded that personality type continues to affect your professional success even after you’ve found the right job. In this guide, she explores that premise in depth by offering an abbreviated Myers-Briggs personality type test and then explaining how your natural preferences influence your work performance. Optimally, once you know your tendencies and inclinations, you will make choices that suit you and lead to your professional success. To that end, Dunning outlines 10 career-boosting strategies and explains the strengths and weaknesses of eight categories of work preferences in each strategy. getAbstract recommends this informative, highly accessible book to all professionals interested in applying a bit of practical psychology and cognitive science to their career advancement plans.
About the Author
Psychologist Donna Dunning is the author of several career advancement titles, including Introduction to Type and Communication. She is also a trainer, coach and consultant.
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