Typically, the hiring process — even when done virtually — has favored more attention-grabbing extroverts. Extroverts, often quick to answer questions and share their accomplishments, can be charming in video interviews. But if handled strategically, remote hiring and work environments can also create opportunities for introverts to shine alongside their extroverted colleagues.
That’s good for introverts and good for companies. Introverts make up one-third to one-half of the talent pool, and are often excellent employees and leaders (see Barack Obama, Warren Buffett, and Marissa Mayer). A Harvard Business Review study of roughly 2,000