Recent research emphasizes the significance of aligning one’s job with their personality for enhanced happiness and engagement at work. Studies have shown that specific job roles naturally attract individuals with certain personality traits, suggesting that personality might play a larger role in job choices than skills or experience.
- Jobs often draw people with specific personalities; for example, office managers and fitness instructors are typically outgoing and detail-oriented.
- Industrial designers and executive producers are usually excellent listeners and can intuit the needs and emotions of others.
- A 2019 study by Australian researchers highlighted the strong correlation between job roles and personalities.
- The same research team has now revealed that matching an occupation with one’s personality can significantly boost happiness and engagement at work.