Working Moms

Curious about your personality?

Sometimes our personalities can help us identify a career path we will be successful in. Personality type tells us a lot about how we think and communicate.

Most of us have taken the Briggs Myers test sometime in our life. Here is the link if you want a refresher or if your test virgin. There is about 70 q's and takes 15 min.

http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp

After retrieving your four letter personality you can read a blurb about it here.

http://www.personalitypage.com/html/careers.html

I'm an ESFJ-the Caregiver. Which rings true in my personal life and possible careers listed include Accounting (which is me).

Mommy of two girls: DD1 4/14/9 DD2 4/15/11
image

Re: Curious about your personality?

  • My boss had me take this test when I first started, he was just curious how he could better communicate with me, and how I operate...he's a pretty thoughtful person. Anyway, I'm an INTJ.

    I would say people mistake me for an extrovert...and people tend to think I'm touchy feely, because despite apparently being cold and calculating...I am a nice person...but I DO NOT like being hugged by people I don't know well, it creeps me out. My husband is an extrovert so he always wants to be around people, and while I like having friends and doing things...I'd rather be at home, or with just a handful of people.

    AlternaTickers - Cool, free Web tickers Anniversary
  • aglennaglenn
    Ancient Membership 2500 Comments 100 Love Its Combo Breaker
    member
    ENFP, and I am a consultant, so the description fits.  Interesting!  I have taken the Myers Briggs a million times but hadn't seen the career path link.
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • image Netty_3:

    My boss had me take this test when I first started, he was just curious how he could better communicate with me, and how I operate...he's a pretty thoughtful person. Anyway, I'm an INTJ.

    I would say people mistake me for an extrovert...and people tend to think I'm touchy feely, because despite apparently being cold and calculating...I am a nice person...but I DO NOT like being hugged by people I don't know well, it creeps me out. My husband is an extrovert so he always wants to be around people, and while I like having friends and doing things...I'd rather be at home, or with just a handful of people.

    And yup...I'm an engineer.

    AlternaTickers - Cool, free Web tickers Anniversary
  • I'm an ENFJ - The Givers (Mentors on another site) The flexibility of these characteristics leave the ENFJ a lot of leeway in choosing a profession. As long as they're in a supportive environment in which they can work with people and are presented with sufficient diverse challenges to stimulate their creativity, they should do very well.

    I think my personality fits in well with being a CPA in public accounting as I am a consultant, serve as a mentor for a lot of my staff, and am in a management position.  All 3 of those are listed as possible careers.

    Although there are a couple on there I could never do such as Sales Rep and Writer.

    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • Same as you ESFJ The Caregiver.

    Nailed it. I think it translates well into what I do.
    Baby Birthday Ticker TickerBaby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • LoCarbLoCarb
    5000 Comments 250 Answers Fifth Anniversary 100 Love Its
    member

    image financialdiva:
    Same as you ESFJ The Caregiver. Nailed it. I think it translates well into what I do.

    I knew I liked you a lot!Wink

    Mommy of two girls: DD1 4/14/9 DD2 4/15/11
    image
  • I'm an ISFJ - the Nurturer.  It's pretty accurate both in my personal and work life.  I work in HR (management) but wish I would've gone into Social work or nursing.  At the same time emotionally not sure I could handle those jobs either - I'd end up crying more than I do now. 

    image

  • I flip flop between INTJ and ENTJ whenever I take this assessment.  I manage projects, and the most resonant feedback from the MB is always that I am impatient with inefficeincy.  I vascillate with the accuracy of which one is more me - E or I; the E differentation means I enjoy/should lead.  I do, but sometimes I hate it and long for an individual contributer role.
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • ISFJ-- The Nurturer

    Well, I think a large part of being an academic and working with young people is being a social worker (haha, rather inadvertently) so yeah, I see that.  Other than that, the list of career choices doesn't contain any that ever really appealed to me. 



    DX: Endometriosis and Anovulatory Cycles 3/09
    TTC since 4/11, Laparoscopy 9/11
    10/11 Clomid 50mg... no ovulation
    11/11 Clomid 150mg... BFP 12/9/11
    Leo Nicholas, due 8/18, born 8/21/12 via C/S
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • image LoCarb:

    image financialdiva:
    Same as you ESFJ The Caregiver.

    Nailed it. I think it translates well into what I do.

    I knew I liked you a lot!Wink



    Besties! Lol ;]
    Baby Birthday Ticker TickerBaby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • I got ENTJ.  I guess I'm a loud judgmental bish?
    "Babies, Ballet & The Law"
    My 2 girls- Jan 2012
    image
    South Mountain, Arizona- 2014
    image
    Montezuma Ruins, Arizona- 2014
    image
    Grand Canyon 2014
  • mexicocolumbiana I prefer the title from the website - The Executives. But your description is so right. SO right.
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
  • image EllaHella:

    image mexicolombiana:
    I got ENTJ.  I guess I'm a loud judgmental bish?

    ::high five::

    I personally think you are in good company.

    :) I'm really not such a bish in person... I don't think. 

    "Babies, Ballet & The Law"
    My 2 girls- Jan 2012
    image
    South Mountain, Arizona- 2014
    image
    Montezuma Ruins, Arizona- 2014
    image
    Grand Canyon 2014
  • I am an INFJ, evidently. I'm not sure that I'm particularly creative or complex, but I am an idealist, a "doer", have strong communication skills and am empathetic, so that part is accurate. I am definitely familiar with the "tug of war" between idealism and practicality. It listed my career, librarian, as a good fit especially as it relates to building knowledge management systems.
    Lilypie Third Birthday tickers
  • I've taken this before and I'm an INTJ, which I think is unusual for attorneys, but maybe that's why I work in house.


    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker
     
    \image  image


  • This was fun!  I admit to being a test virgin on this one.  Apparently I am an ISFJ - The Nurturer.  I actually do think it fits me pretty well, with the exception of the artistic piece.  I couldn't be anything further from artistic.
    Image and video hosting by TinyPic
    Lilypie Premature Baby tickers
    image image
  • I am an EFNJ :-) Totally fit my personality and job...I am in Sales and love it.


  • I'm an ENFP (Inspirer) and it fits me perfectly. I'm in major gifts fundraising, and the skills needed are pretty much exactly what my skills are supposed to be based on the description. :)
    Lilypie Fifth Birthday tickers

    Lilypie Third Birthday tickers Lilypie First Birthday tickers
  • I'm an INTJ the scientist and am a biomedical researcher, so it totally fits.

    BFP#1:  3 year old DS, born 3/5/11

    BFP#2:  EDD 2/11/14, MMC confirmed 7/15/13 (growth stopped at 6 weeks), D&C @ 12 weeks 7/25/13

    BFP#3: EDD 6/11/14 - We're having a girl!

    image

    image  image

  • ENFJ but very close to INFJ

    Medical doctor is listed under INFJ

    We took a personality test at the beginning of medical school, and I wasliterallythe least Type A person in my class.
    DS born 8/8/09 and DD born 6/12/12.
  • I am an ESFP I believe. The jobs fit me also...

    I like StrengthsFinder better (it is abook w/ a code to online assessment)...I felt like it was more directly relevant to work & also to thinking about who else you need to have in your camp to balance you, etc.

Sign In or Register to comment.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards