Did you know that some personality types are much more common than others? Take the omnipresent ISFJ, making up nearly 20% of the population (as well as 20% of teachers, nurses and librarians). Compare that with the elusive INFJ, at just 1.5%. Read More >>
Typically warm and energetic, ESFJs enjoy serving the needs of others. They strive to keep their commitments and make practical decisions that they feel are best for everyone. ESFJs appreciate tradition, trusting experience over abstract ideas. They are organized and responsible, and excel at creating structure to help keep others focused.
ESFJs prefer to help people in practical ways, with tangible results. They may not have patience when others engage in extensive discussion and theorizing, preferring to act decisively. ESFJs are adept at recognizing the realities of a situation, and are quick to sense what is needed to solve a problem. ESFJs are often excellent at organizing people, and are particularly skilled at understanding which tasks are best suited to each person.
As dedicated helpers, ESFJs yearn to use their empathetic and organizational abilities to be of service to others. ESFJs are devoted team players. They thrive best in structured working environments where they can cooperate with colleagues to accomplish goals they deem beneficial. If you're an ESFJ, then you're in luck. Three hot careers great for ESFJs made CNN Money's list of the best jobs in America. Read More >>
Today, we have the second installment of our series on communication and Myers Briggs personality type. Each week, we’ll look at two personality types and how best to communicate with people of these types. We’re taking on two types with opposite preferences in each post, to highlight the wide variation in how different personality types define “good communication.” If you missed the first installment, have a look at our tips for communicating with ESTPs and INFJs. Read More >>
By now we’re all familiar with the litany: healthcare is where the jobs are, now and in the future. Nursing, of course, faces a critical shortage and will thus remain as one of the most in-demand careers in healthcare, but did you know that there are many other healthcare-related positions also experiencing a dearth of qualified applicants? If you’re considering a career change and want to enter the fast-growing field of healthcare occupations, expand your options by checking out these other crucial medical positions. Read More >>
Extroverts are more likely to perceive themselves as good communicators than are Introverts, a study led by Donald Loffredo at the University of Houston has found. In this survey of communication style and Myers-Briggs type, researchers discovered significant correlations between various aspects of communication and the preference scales of Extroversion/Introversion, as well as Thinking/Feeling and Sensing/Intuition. Read More >>
People with a preference for Sensing are more likely to be politically conservative, and are also more likely to be disinterested in politics, according to a study led by researcher Robert W. Boozer. Conversely, those with a preference for Intuition are more likely to be liberal and have more interest in politics. Read More >>