2 quotes from Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type: ‘the INTP is more likely to be drawn to prog. By Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger. As Career Counselors or recruiters , we all aim for that “marriage made in to love, we must do what we are. The assessment was created by Paul D. Tieger, internationally recognized expert and author Do What You Are, one of the best-selling career guides of all time.

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So when I found this book, with the knowledge of personality type, and how to use it to figure out ddo my type would fit into a job, I found it very exciting. The book leads you step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying your Personality Type.

This is what I did. In fact, i think a lot of how I’ve seen myself over the years Loved it! Where you are in your type development. Tiieger, I think instead of asking “do you like to work with facts, or with people” it’s more useful to ask “do you prefer to work on commission, or salary-based.

Your astrological sign’s description is about as accurate. Some people might like the “this is who you are, so this is what you’re like” didacticism, but I think it’s limiting and wrong. So even if this were wonderful and accurate about telling you who you were, it wouldn’t be helpful because you don’t really know what X profession does all day unless you either have X profession or can talk to someone who does.


Do What You Are : Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

Do What You Are — the time-honored 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.

I only read the chapters that let you know what you are and the chapters that tell me something about my type. Jan 18, Kater Cheek rated it did xo like it. It’s easy to see why. View all 3 comments. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Do What You Are Quotes by Paul D. Tieger

Tina marked it as to-read Sep 05, Return to Book Page. Orderly environments and rewarding task-orientation are work aspects ISTJs enjoy. But you tried, pauo. Collette Swindells is currently reading it Sep 30, When I was a kid, I thought that being an artist meant spending all day painting.

And that was sufficient to get to some tangible career options. Jeta added it Nov 04, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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I wonder if I really “changed” or if I’m pushing my third function so strongly, it looks like I’ve changed. Basically, I’m somewhere in that upper right hand corner. I used this book as a mid-career re-evaluation to make sure I’m headed in the right direction.


Man, I spent most of my undergraduate degree in psychology of course doing various counseling type jobs and all that I learned was that I NEVER want to do that work again.

I liked this book, but I wish the authors had made it apparent that the 4 letter personality type and the 2 letter strengths pauo be recorded for referencing in later chapters.

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. Strengths include conscientiousness, desire to work hard, and ability to keep careful track of details. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is hou thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated.

I mainly used this book as a reference. The book leads readers step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying Personality Type.

I learned more about Myers-Briggs than I ever expected to which I’m not entirely sold on but which I found insightful just the sameand I read that as an INFJ I am preoccupied with the meaning of life. Whether you are a recent graduate, a first-time job seeker, or a midlife career switcher, this lively guide will enable you to discover the right tieer for you.