Are you an introvert? An is a person who enjoys time alone without unwanted distractions and stimulation in order to recharge their inner strength. Truth be told, it must be very hard getting out of your comfort zone to find a job that requires you to mingle with so many people in one day if you are an introvert.
As an introvert :
- You value your personal space most of the time.
- You always think before you speak or act.
- In social functions, you prefer to be approached by others rather than to initiate conversation.
- You prefer working alone rather than in groups.
- You are very detail-oriented.
- You like to reflect and appear calm even in tricky situations
Here is a list of Kenyan jobs that are perfect for introverted people.
1. Try Online Careers
Introverts work well in solitude and there’s no better job to do in your own space than an online freelancing job. From data entry and article writing to blogging, web designing and programming, there’s a lot that you can do to make money online so long as you have the knowledge and skills.
2. Become an Artist
Some of the best artists are highly creative introverts. They tend to communicate to people through art. But of course, you will have to communicate to your clients and explain the form of art you are working on and what inspired it.
3. Become a Photographer
If you enjoy capturing moments and life experiences on camera, photography could be your ideal job. You’ll need the skill and passion to succeed in professional photography. With more people appreciating professional photography nowadays, this is among the Kenyan jobs with high demand. However, being hired to be the photographer at social events such as weddings will require people skills that some introverts may find challenging.
4. Become a Graphics Designer
Graphic design is an amazing career for introverts. Design work can be done independently and from the comfort of your own home. However, you need to have good communication skills because you’ll often interact with clients. Communication is important because it allows you to deliver exactly what the client wants.
5. Become an Accountant
Accounting is one of the most sought-after Kenyan jobs today. As an accountant, expect to spend most of your days dealing more with numbers than with real people. Whether you’ll specialize in auditing, taxation or any other work, you won’t be working directly with clients very often.
6. Computer Programming
Computer geeks like programmers spend half of their life writing code. This could be the introvert’s dream job. Most computer geeks don’t even have time for social life and fun. But you’ll need the skill, knowledge, and passion to succeed in this field.
7. Become a Legal Officer
Introverts can make good paralegal officers. Unlike lawyers who spend a lot of their time dealing with clients and other parties involved in the case, paralegals work behind the scenes and prepare the cases for presentation.
8. Scientists (statisticians, actuaries, and geologists)
It is common knowledge that most scientists are introverts mainly because they spend most of their lives researching and studying, leaving little if any time to socialize. If you have a passion for science then Kenyan jobs within this field could suit you best.