The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated.Do What You Are - the time-honoured classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work - is now updated to include jobs in today's hottest markets, including health services, education, and communications technology.With the global economy's ups and downs, the advent of astonishing new technology, the migration to online work and study, and the ascendancy of mobile communication, so much has changed in the workplace since this book's fourth edition was published in 2007. What hasn't changed is the power of Personality Type to help people achieve job satisfaction.This fifth edition is especially useful for millennials and for baby boomers experiencing midlife career switches. The book leads readers step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying Personality Type. Then it identifies occupations that are popular with each Type, provides helpful case studies, and offers a rundown of each Type's work-related strengths and weaknesses. Focusing on each Type's strengths, Do What You Are uses workbook exercises to help readers customize their job search, ensuring the best results in the shortest period of time.
`This is one of the most popular career books in the world. It's easy to see why. Many have found great help from the concept of Personality Type, and Tieger and Barron are masters at explaining this approach to career choice. Highly recommended.' -Richard N. Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute?`A revolutionary way of finding the right job. Every job hunter or career changer needs this book.' -Kevin Harrington, Career Services, Harvard Graduate School of Education`Offers an easy way to discover some extremely useful information about your Personality Type. When you are armed with this new self-awareness, the directions toward your own job and career satisfaction become clear.' -William Corwin, Office of Career Services, Princeton University
Paul Tieger (Author) Paul D. Tieger is the founder and CEO of SpeedReading People, LLC, a company that harnesses the power of Personality Type to create innovative yet practical online solutions. An avid researcher, Paul has developed an entirely new paradigm he calls Macro-?Typology, which explains how Personality Type shapes the values and behaviour of groups and cultures. He works and lives in Hartford, Connecticut.Barbara Barron-Tieger (Author) Following her own good advice, Barbara Barron made a career shift and now works as an advancement consultant. She coaches independent schools and other nonprofits to help them raise money to meet their strategic goals, and create high-functioning development programs. Barbara continues to use her knowledge of Type in her daily interactions, both personal and professional. She lives in Marin County, California.Kelly Tieger (Author) The daughter of two Personality Type experts and authors, Kelly Tieger has been studying and applying Type her entire life. Kelly was an editorial assistant on the previous edition of Do What You Are, and her role in this edition expanded considerably to researching major job forecasts over the next decade, conducting in-depth interviews with millennials, and providing incisive analysis on what makes their career choice a good fit. A millennial herself, Kelly lives in Brooklyn, New York.