Choose Career that Aligns with Your Personality Type – Expert Advised Students
“Choosing a career that aligned with individual’s personality type will lead to greater success and satisfaction.” This was the opinion of Mr. Olusegun Adekeye, the National Key Accounts Manager, PZ Cussons Consumer SBU, Lagos.
Adekeye noted that knowing what an individual value most would help to define his career search and choice.
He expressed the opinion at the Town and Gown Seminar put together by the Department of Biological Sciences on Tuesday, November 2, 2017. He spoke on, “Building a Diverse Future.”
The guest speaker said, “Your personality must have a handshake with the kind of job you want to do. Let the work you are looking for align with your personality.”
Adekeye explained further that participants should discover the perfect career for themselves through the secrets of personality type, as the only way to do a great job is to love what they do.
The guest speaker also enjoined the participants to choose a career coach, who he said, “are not to tell you what to do, but simply guide you by identifying what factors may lead to successful and interesting career options.”
He also advised everyone to network through the various social media platforms in order to be reached as potential candidate for the kind of job they desire.
He however, enjoined them to keep their options open by having several careers in mind rather than just one and to be knowledgeable about more than just one career field as well as develop a wide variety of general skills.