Benefits of Having Introverts in The Workforce

Benefits of Having Introverts in The Workforce

They Value Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is when you equally focus on your career and private life. Achieving a great balance between work and life boosts your physical and emotional wellness. It also heightens your productivity, which positively affects the organization’s profitability.

They Encourage the Team to Exchange Ideas

Introverts are open and vulnerable. Due to this, they encourage the rest of the team to open up and share ideas.

They Provide the Greatest Ideas

Introverts enjoy working in solitude. This drives away fear and anxiety, promoting creativity.

How Introverts Can Thrive at Work

If you are an introvert and want to thrive at work, consider the following;

Make Use of Your Strengths

Introverts have tons of strengths, but they are mostly known for their ability to listen more and talk less. This means you are less likely to “think out loud” in meetings like extroverts but can listen and jot down key points. With all key points on paper, it can be easy for you to come up with a long-term solution.

Choose Your Role Wisely

Before choosing a role, I advise you to check your strengths and weaknesses. When you know how self-aware you are, there is a decent chance you will pick responsibilities that won’t harm your overall health and well-being.

How to Recognize These Strengths

  • Go for a strength test
  • Talk to your loved ones and colleagues. They are likely to know your external strengths
  • Know your personality
  • Understand your job responsibilities
  • Identify Your weaknesses. Your weaknesses can help you know your strengths.

How to Use Them in Your Career

  • Set goals that align with your strengths
  • Focus on skills or behaviours that put your strengths to work
Anastasia Filipenko

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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