Coworkers, customers and the never-ending small talk. A customer service job can be overwhelming if you're a little shy or introverted. We've covered overcoming shyness in a job interview, but you may be wondering what jobs to apply to in the first place. These are best jobs for introverts to feel more comfortable working on the job.
Jobs in inventory and stocking are crucial to keeping stores' shelves filled and organized. You'll be responsible for loading and unloading materials and organizing the new inventory. This position can be more physically demanding than others so keep that in mind when applying.
As a dishwasher, you'll play a critical role in maintaining a business' reputation of cleanliness. This is a great position if you want to work more independently. A perk of working alone is that once you find a process that works for you, you'll be on a roll and crushing it at work.
A housekeeper or maid position is a very important job to help guests feel at home and at ease. You should have a true love of cleaning for this job since you'll be doing a lot of it and other people's messes at that.
Working alongside a small crew of staff as a cook is a great position if you're shy. While all cook jobs will require food prep, there is a variety of positions to choose from such as prep cook and chef.
If you like the way these sound, look into more part time jobs that require less face time. These jobs are often overlooked by other job seekers, which means a better chance for you to snag one!
Bonus job: Host
The host position is a bit of a reach, but it's the perfect job to consider if you want to step outside of your comfort zone. You only have to interact for short periods of time. It's a great introduction into the world of customer service.
Even if becoming more social isn't on your list of to-do's, try to start forming relationships with your coworkers so you don't feel like you're working with strangers. Imagine having a job that fits your personality and co-workers that you've gotten to know – a winning combo!