‘PR personality’: do you have to be an extrovert to work in PR?

The increase in use of personality tests, such as Myer-Briggs, have brought more attention to the personality labels ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’, but what personality type is needed to work in PR?

Even though PR centres around relationship building, communicating and networking with different types of people, which undoubtedly requires a certain level of confidence, does this mean extroverts are the only personality type that will excel in PR?

Read my blog post in full over on Aira’s blog, here.

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2 thoughts on “‘PR personality’: do you have to be an extrovert to work in PR?

  1. Hi Livi,
    would you describe yourself as an introvert? If so I’d love it if you could help me out with a student blog post I’m putting together looking at how being an introvert has affected PR professionals within their career.
    Thanks, Alice

  2. Hey Alice! Sounds like a great blog post and I’d love to help but no, I see myself (and multiple personality tests have shown) that I’m a strong extrovert. Do let me know if you’d like comment from a PR extrovert, but other than that I don’t think I can help! Good luck with your blog post 🙂 x

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