David - LinkedIn Job Suitability Quiz

David's job compatibility matches:  & Enterprising


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 Primary Match: Investigative


Points: 8
You are naturally suited well towards the following roles:

Academics, Teaching

You enjoy the life of the mind. Intellectual pursuit of knowledge can be an end in and of itself. There is great joy in dealing with complex ideas and problems, and coming up with elegant solutions. You enjoy helping young minds experience and learn knowledge, and transferring on what you have learnt. Your career in academia can be a life-long one. When combined with a Social or Artistic personality type, you will make a 5-star teacher.

Researcher (all areas)

Being a Researcher in any area or discipline means being on the cutting edge of knowledge in that area. You enjoy pushing and expanding the limits of knowledge. You scope out the problem, then devise the most probable method to get to a solution. With your highly-developed analytical skills and insatiable sense of curiosity, you can keep researching hard problems until you come up with a solution.

Engineering

You can apply your analytical and problem-solving skills to be a very competent engineer. Whether it is building bridges, designing a circuit or running an experiment, your attention to detail and analytical mind bring you clear advantages. You derive a sense of satisfaction from an engineering task completed. When combined with a Realistic personality type, you will make a 5-star Engineer.

Computer Software

Similar to Engineering, you are very good at computers. Chances are you already know a lot about how to operate them efficiently. You are good at math, at relationships between variables, and understand how software should run. You will be very strong in writing computer code, designing software and architecting complex computing systems. When combined with an Enterprising personality type, you can be a superb technology entrepreneur.

Strategy & Corporate Development

Strategic thinking requires analysis and advance planning. It requires an innate ability to understand cause-and-effect variables, and use that to forecast likely future outcomes. You have the ability to perform well in strategic and corporate development roles at large organizations, research institutions and government think-tanks. You can analyze and prepare a good strategic roadmap for an organization.

Money Management

Your deep analytical skills make you suitable for managing money and delivering better- than-market returns for investors. You can apply your analysis to new investment ideas and show whether they are viable or not. Your understanding of abstract variables, probability and likely outcomes allow you to invest better than average. You would fit in well within a hedge fund, private equity or mutual fund. When combined with a Realistic personality type, you would make the best of investor - one not driven by emotions but by logic, and one with patience.

Secondary Match: Enterprising


Points: 7
You are naturally suited well towards the following roles:

Sales

You are well-suited towards sales roles since you are persuasive and often able to convince others of your ideas. When presented with an obstacle, you often come up with out-of-the-box solutions. You can sell to others in innovative and creative ways. If a product is not selling, you will often come up with new techniques to sell it that have not been tried before.

Marketing

You understand how to portray your ideas to make them appealing to others. Combined with some analytical skills, this would make you phenomenal at marketing. Marketing is more art than science, and you thrive in areas with rules are not clearly defined.

Product Management

You like to take build things and pursue your own ideas. When given responsibility to manage a product, if you can believe that its yours and given full responsibility for it, you will excel at the job. However if the role is presented to you as mechanical list of to-do items, you will treat this as someone else's idea and not perform as well.

Executive

You are always looking for opportunities and ideas. In a mediocre organization that is very rigid, you will fail. However within the right company that values innovation, disruption and new ideas, you will quickly rise to the top because of your enterprising nature. You are more well-suited towards small businesses and start-ups that tend to be open and flexible.

Business Development

Similar to your prowess at sales and marketing, you will do well at building partnerships for your organization in a business development role. You will thrive where the opportunities and role is less defined. You are the rainmaker for your organization, and will always keep trying to bring in new opportunities and ideas. When paired with the Social personality-type, you will be a 5-star BD person.

Venture Capital

You believe in taking calculated risks with your time and your money. You would be well-suited towards venture capital (VC, Angel, Private Equity) where you are making risky, ill-defined investment decisions in new and small businesses. Where the rest of the world sees uncertainty, you see opportunity. When combined with an Analytical type, this would make you an ideal junior or mid-level manager. When combined with a Social type, this would make you an excellent partner at a VC firm.

Entrepreneur

This is your best-fit role. You have had some experience organizing things - events, parties, charities or groups. You are naturally good at organizing businesses. You are able to deal with your fear of failure and take calculated risks. All Enterprising types should try starting a business at some point in their lives - even if it is just a small side- business. It will be a rewarding experience.

Inventor

When combined with an Artistic or Analytical personality type, this makes you well- suited to being an Inventor. This also influences what kind of products you will make as an inventor. You may already have thought of new products that are just waiting to be invented. You may also have a patent to your name. When combined with an Artistic personality type, you will come up with the most creative inventions possible.

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