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10 job search tips for introverts

Sharon Florentine | Oct. 25, 2013
Being introverted doesn't have to slow your progress when it comes time to ramp up your career. In fact, introverts have many characteristics that help them succeed in the IT world. However, it's important you understand your characteristics and can control -- and even take advantage of -- them.

9. Use Your thank-you note to clarify points
If, despite your best efforts, you feel you've flubbed a question or part of an interview, don't worry. You can use your thank-you note to address the issue, and give yourself a second chance to make that great impression.

10. Work on new skills
There's no set-in-stone rule that introverts can't be great conversationalists, salespeople or public speakers, says Borre. Even if you don't love doing these kinds of things, you could excel at them. And if you feel you're lacking in certain relevant job skills, take a class, read a book, or research and learn tips and tricks online. And make sure you highlight your continued learning in your resume, so potential employers can see that you're trying to improve.


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