Do you hate the constraints of a desk job? Do you prefer working with humans than technology? Do you enjoy the variety and excitement that comes with working with people? If so, you are in luck. Below is a list of some of the best jobs for those of us who are people persons.
The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and so skilled people persons are always required. As a nurse, you will need to have the requisite medical training, but you will also need to be a compassionate person as you will be dealing with patients on a daily basis. As a nurse, you will be working in a large team of different medical professionals so you must have sound teamwork and communication skills.
Do you like the idea of nurturing and supporting children through their education? A career as a professional teacher may be for you. As a teacher, you will be working with children on a daily basis, and you will be responsible for their education as well as their welfare while they are in your care. You will have to be a very confident and strong-willed person in order to manage the behaviour of your class. You will need to earn certain qualifications and gain classroom experience before you can teach in a school.
If you work in customer services, you will be working with the public every day. To be a success in customer services you will need to be patient and have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. You do not usually require a qualification to work in customer services as most of the training will be provided on the job. The roles you can do and the companies you can work for are many and varied. For example, you could work as a store assistant for Dollar General or a flight attendant for a major airline.
If you like working with people and you are also a sports enthusiast, you may like the sound of working as a personal trainer. As a personal trainer, you will work on a one on one basis with clients to help them reach their fitness goals. You will need to be in very good shape yourself, have sound communication skills and be an excellent motivator. You will need to obtain a fitness industry recognised qualification before you can work as self-employed fitness trainer or for a gymnasium.
You may be attracted to a job where you will be providing mental health care to clients. Depending on what therapist role most appeals to you, you could be working with families, couples, children or individuals. You will need to have excellent listening skills and be able to analyse the information that your clients give you. You will be required to obtain a degree in psychology before you can practice.
As you can see, there are many jobs that suit people who like working with others. We hope this information will bring you closer to your dream career.