Personality and the Perfect Job

Author Kip Parent talks about how understanding your temperament will lead to more rewarding and successful employment

I recently spoke with Kip Parent, the chief executive officer of, about personality and personality profiling. David Keirsey's book, Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types (with Marilyn Bates) has sold millions of copies since it was first published in 1978. The Keirsey organization provides one of the world's most widely used personality instruments online.

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