Are You A People Person? 15 Jobs That Are Perfect For You

September 18, 2012  |  
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Not everyone has a knack or true liking for being able to help others. If you’re a true people person, it’s ideal to be able to incorporate your extroverted and caring personality into your work life. Since there’s nothing better than being able to have a job you enjoy, here are 15 jobs that are perfect for those with social skills.


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It comes with no shock that a nurse needs to be someone who is caring, outgoing, willing to help others, and is all-around a nice and enjoyable person.

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Teachers have a daily interaction with their students, other teachers, and school administrators. Teachers have to be likable, open, communicative, and caring.

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Marketing Manager

As a marketing manager you have to understand and master the art of persuasion and benig able to communicate with a target audience.

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Family Therapist

A family therapist has to be a listener and communicator all at once. With a relatable and friendly personality, a family therapist has to be a true people person.

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Emergency medical technicians are responsible for transporting injured people to a hospital. Of course medical knowledge is needed, but an overall care and want to help those in need if crucial.

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Public Relations Manager

Public relations managers are in charge of attending and setting up press campaigns. They’re also needed to respond to media requests and to network as much as possible.

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Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienists have to directly communicate with patients as well as with the dentist. Hygienists need to make a patient feel safe and comfortable as well as to answer any questions or concerns.

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Office Manager or Administrator

Office administrators are not only in charge of keeping the office functioning properly, they’re also needed to help keep morale at high levels, helping out employees, and spreading a smile.

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Physical Therapist

A physical therapist needs to be someone who is upbeat and outwardly positive so that this energy influences and encourages patients on a successful path of recovery.

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Restaurant Manager

Restaurant managers have to communicate with customers as well as with their staff. Managers are also expected to keep communication flowing with the restaurant higher-ups.

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Human Resource Specialist

HR is a field that requires daily meetings with other staff members and getting to know possible job candidates. Open communication and a likable personality is a must.

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Physician Assistant

A physician assistant will have to keep a welcoming and safe environment with patients as well as to communicate with and take care of them.

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Life Coach

A life coach has to focus on creating an environment that is full of listening, talking, and understanding. Life coaches have to work closely with their clients in order to mentor and help them reach their life goals.

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Salespersons must be talkative and easy to communicate with, especially if they ever want to land a sale in order to gain commission.

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