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Success Story

davidintp

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Hi Everyone,

I've asked for career advice on this forum many months ago. I had a short filmmaking career that didn't fulfill me. Then I was in sales for two years. Car sales then inside sales at a cool startup company. I was never happy and totally exhausted. Even though I put my mind to it and worked incredibly hard I wasn't performing well. After getting advice from Architect and others in this forum I decided to pursue IT and coding. After almost a year of taking classes after work I was able to score a job as a Quality Assurance Test Engineer. I more than doubled my income, I work less and my job is very interesting. I no longer come home exhausted and tired.

Thanks for everybody in this forum giving me advice. I sincerely hope that this story will serve as an inspiration to all of you who are struggling to find a career that fits your INTP personality.

This one is for you!!
 

Reluctantly

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Just give it time. You're happy now, but I'm sure things will change. :twisteddevil:
 

Happy

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Congratulations. I remember your dilemma. I'm glad you made it out in one piece :)
 

Architect

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Fixing the world, one INTP at a time.

Good to hear, thanks for reporting back. As Reluctantly notes it won't solve all your problems, but it will provide a base for all of the explorations you'll probably want to make in your life. All else being equal INTP's are most satisfied in IT related work.
 

Pyropyro

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Congrats OP.
 

Jennywocky

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Gratz. Glad you found something that you are finding enjoyable and fulfilling.

I take full credit.

^^ Mister Gopher fulfills another campaign promise, making INTPforum great again!
 

cheese

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This is very encouraging. Thanks for coming back and updating (so rare) and congrats. :D
 

QuickTwist

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lifesaver

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Just give it time. You're happy now, but I'm sure things will change. :twisteddevil:

This B lol...

Congratulations David, you have a career, you have a purpose and you hand found a place where you fit... What's next on the agenda?

Respectfully,
Lifesaver
 
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