These are the resources we recommend to our clients for career research and information about personality type. If we're missing any of your favorite resources, let us know.
Myers Briggs Resources
Personality Type Profiles
These are the personality profiles we've found to be the most comprehensive and accurate.
- PersonalityDesk Myers Briggs Type Profiles
- TypeLogic Personality Profiles
- Keirsey's Temperaments
- PersonalityPage Type Portraits
Personality Type Discussion Forums
There are general forums for discussing personality types, as well as special forums for some of the types. Some personality types seem to attract more discussion than others (INTP, INTJ). Interestingly these are mainly the types which are less common among the population.
- Typology Central Forums
- PersonalityCafe Forum
- INTP Forum
- INTP Central Forum
- ENTP Forum
- ENFP Forum
- INTJ Forum
- INFJ Forum
Books and Learning Materials
We recommend these resources for further learning about type.
- Books about Type by Paul Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger - One of our favorite authors for accessible, easy-to-use information about type.
- Otto Kroeger Associates Books & Materials - Good resource for materials to use in training programs.
- CPP Inc. - The publisher of the official MBTI® assessment, CPP offers many guides and materials to help you understand and use the personality inventory.
MBTI® Certification Training
Interested in becoming an MBTI administrator? These organizations deliver the necessary training to become qualified.
Associations of Type Professionals
You can find a qualified professional in your local area, or just learn more about the type community.
- APT International
- Center for Applications of Psychological Type - A top resource for research references on personality type.
Career Search Resources
These resources provide information about a wide range of careers.
- PersonalityDesk Career Finder - Database of career profiles searchable by personality type or Strong interest area.
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook - US government publication listing career descriptions, salary ranges, and growth outlook for hundreds of jobs
- O*Net Database - Comprehensive resource for information on careers. Can be difficult to navigate; try the "Occupation Quick Search" in the top right corner to find a specific career.
Finding a Career Coach
For ongoing career coaching, we recommend finding a qualified coach or counselor who is familiar with your local job market. These professional associations offer search tools to find a coach or counselor near you.