ESFJ careers

We will start the article about typical ESFJ careers by restating that the key words for ESFJs are Practical, Altruistic, and Sociable. The jobs that ESFJs tend to choose reflect this as well. As people with this personality type are Extraverted (E), their traits tend to be clearly visible, pushing them towards certain career paths. As always, please do not hesitate to leave us a comment below if you have any questions, suggestions, or criticism.

To begin with, ESFJs are very organized, dependable, and practical individuals. They take pleasure in making their environment more structured and predictable, and they do not shy away from monotonous, routine tasks. Some of the best career paths for ESFJs revolve around these traits. For instance, people with this personality type can be excellent bookkeepers, accountants, or administrators.

Next, it is worth pointing out the fact that ESFJs are very comfortable in social situations. They are good listeners and valuable team members, and they prefer jobs that involve some level of personal contact and emotional feedback. Purely analytical careers may be too dull for them. ESFJs also tend to have a lot of practical knowledge and skills. Unsurprisingly, some of the best ESFJ careers are in teaching, medical care, counseling, or social work.

Finally, it is important to mention one trait that may be seen as a weakness by some personality types; however, it often drives the ESFJ career forward more than anything else does. ESFJs really need to feel appreciated and know that they have helped someone. People with this personality type find it hard to feel satisfied with their job if they are not convinced that they are creating some value and giving it to others. This trait is a driving force behind many typical ESFJ careers, especially if they are in the fields of religious, social, or psychological work.

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Pride Makoko
Aug 21, 2014 13:15:43
Pride Makoko
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Md Nasim sheikh
Aug 03, 2014 17:01:47
I am simple. But very romantic person.
Jul 18, 2014 22:29:53
This sounds pretty accurate. I am studying to be a civil engineer, so I need to be able to adapt with every new job I may get.
The only thing I disagree with is the "cheerleader or quarterback" thing. I am not really the center of attention and I never go to parties. Though I can talk and be friends with anyone willing to look past my quirks. I don't gossip, but I do enjoy hearing about everyone's lives and relationships. I am the kind of person who will listen to whatever is on your mind. :)
Sep 04, 2014 18:01:35
I agree the "gossip" thing bugged me. I hate gossip as much as I do conflict. I live the old adage "what someone says about others to you, is what they say about you to others". I deflect the conversation as soon as gossiping about others begin.
Jul 02, 2014 00:53:47
This description has just confirmed my indecision on future career path. I have been wondering if psychology would be a suitable career for me, but after reading all these I found myself feeling absolutely good (and relieved). At least the fog in my head is partly cleared. Thank you! :)
May 02, 2014 12:50:34
I would like to go into the culinary business when I graduate, but by these stats, it doesn't seem like my fit. Would it be a bad choice to go into this line of work?