Let your personality type guide you toward a
more meaningful career.
According to Richard Bolles, best-selling author of What Color is Your Parachute? “this is the most helpful book [he has] ever read about using ‘type’ in the workplace. Donna Dunning’s knowledge of type, popularized by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® tool, is encyclopedic!”
The simple truth is that to be happy and successful in a career, you need to be doing work that aligns with your personal preferences – that is, a career that fits your personality. In What’s Your Type of Career? 2nd edition, award-winning psychologist, teacher, and member of the MBTI® International Training Faculty, Donna Dunning provides concrete links between personality and career to help anyone manage transition, enrich a career path, or move into opportunities that best suit his or her unique talents.
Dunning uses the well-established personality type theory of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) to identify eight natural work styles – the Responder, Explorer, Expeditor, Contributor, Assimilator, Visionary, Analyzer, and Enhancer-and explore how people use each to communicate, organize, approach tasks, solve problems, make decisions, lead, and be led.
With a rich variety of exercises, checklists, tips, and strategies, Dunning takes readers through an easy five-step career planning process that highlights their strengths and skills to help them make better career choices. What’s Your Type of Career? 2nd edition delivers a set of powerful tools that link personality type to career success. This highly acclaimed book has helped thousands of individuals chart a path to professional growth and greater job satisfaction. Let your personality type guide you toward a meaningful career.
Winner of the Foreword Magazine’s Career Book of the Year Bronze Award
Completely revised and expanded with:
- The latest research on personality type
- Hundreds of new type-preferred occupations
- Enhanced skills, values and interests inventories
- Occupation specific information coded for education and experience level, interests, economic outlook, and the environment
- Fully integrated with a large, on-line occupational database
Thousands of people worldwide rely on the career advice, both general and filtered through the lens of personality type, that is offered in What’s Your Type of Career?
The simple truth is that to be happy and successful in your work, you need a career that matches your personality. In this practical, approachable book—full of checklists and exercises—Donna Dunning helps you find the career that’s right for you.
Paperback • 7×9 • 397pp.