Suggested Careers for Myers Briggs Test Personality Types
In times of a great economic recession, many people decide to change careers. Usually a major career change will require you to go back to school. Going back to school can be a difficult decision, especially if you have already started your career. To help you decide what type of career you should pursue, we have created a list of careers that are best suited to each of Myers Briggs’ 16 personality types.
Military, business administrators, managers, police / detective work, judges, financial officers, teachers, sales representatives, government workers, insurance agents, insurers, nurse administrators, technical and business teachers, mob bosses. Natural leaders work best when they are in charge and enforce the rules.
Business executives, administrators and managers, accountants, police officers, detectives, judges, lawyers, doctors, dentists, computer programmers, systems analysts, computer specialists, auditors, electricians, math teachers, mechanical engineers, steel workers, technicians , militiamen. Like the ESTJ, they have a knack for detail and memorization, but they work more behind the scenes rather than up front as leaders.
Home economics, nursing, teaching, administrators, childcare, family doctor, clergy, office managers, consultants, social workers, bookkeeping, accounting, secretaries, organization
leaders, dental assistants, homemakers, radiologic technologists, receptionists, religious educators, speech pathologists … They do best in jobs where they can apply their natural warmth to build relationships with other people.
Interior decorators, designers, nurses, administrators, managers, secretaries, child care / early childhood development, social work, counselors, paralegals, clergy, office managers, merchants,
accountants, homemakers, gardeners, administrative supervisors, conservators, family practitioners, health care workers, librarians, medical technologists, typists. Tradition-oriented and down-to-earth, they do best in jobs where they can help people achieve their goals or where structure is needed.
Sales representatives, marketers, police officers, detectives, paramedics, medical technicians, computer technicians, computer tech support, businessmen, comedians, agents, race car drivers,
firefighters, military, loan sharks, swindlers, auditors, carpenters, craftsmen, farmers, laborers, service workers, transport operators. They have the gift of reacting and solving immediate problems and of persuading other people.
Policemen, detectives, forensic pathologists, computer programmers, systems analysts, computer specialists, engineers, carpenters, mechanics, pilots, drivers, athletes, businessmen, firefighters,
paramedics, construction workers, dental hygienists, electrical engineers, farmers, military, probation officers, steel workers, transportation workers, hitmen. With the ability to stay calm
Under pressure, they excel at any job that requires immediate action.
Actors, painters, comedians, adult entertainers, sales representatives, teachers, counselors, social workers, child care, fashion designers, interior decorators, consultants, photographers,
musicians, human resource managers, administrative supervisors, trainers, factory supervisors, foodservice workers, receptionists, recreation workers, religious educators, respiratory therapists … Optimistic and fun-loving, your enthusiasm is great for motivating others.
Artists, musicians, composers, designers, child care workers, social workers, counselors, teachers, veterinarians, rangers, naturalists, accountants, carpenters, personal service workers,
office supervisors, secretaries, medical and dental staff, waiters and waitresses, cooks, nurses, mechanics, physical therapists, x-ray technicians. They tend to do well in the arts, in addition to helping others and working with people.
Teachers, consultants, psychiatrists, social workers, consultants, clergy, sales representatives, human resources, managers, event coordinators, politicians, diplomats, writers, actors, designers,
housewives, musicians, religious, writers. They have the gift of encouraging others to update themselves and provide excellent leadership.
Counselors, clergy, missionaries, teachers, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, psychologists, psychiatrists, writers, musicians, artists, psychics, photographers, child care workers, education consultants, librarians, marketers, scientists, social workers … Blessed with an idealistic vision, they do best when they seek to realize that vision.
Actors, journalists, writers, musicians, painters, consultants, psychologists, psychiatrists, entrepreneurs, teachers, counselors, politicians, diplomats, television reporters, marketers,
scientists, sales representatives, artists, clergy, public relations, social scientists, social workers … Very creative and fun-loving, they excel in careers that allow them to express their ideas and spontaneity.
Writers, artists, counselors, social workers, English teachers, fine arts teachers, child care workers, clergy, missionaries, psychologists, psychiatrists, scientists, political activists, publishers, education consultants, journalists, religious educators, social scientists. strong sense of personal values, they are also very creative and can offer support behind the scenes.
Business Executives, CEOs, Organization Founders, Business Administrators, Managers, Entrepreneurs, Judges, Attorneys, IT Consultants, University Professors, Politicians, Credit Investigators, Labor Relations Worker, Marketing Department Manager, Mortgage Banker, Systems Analysts , scientists. They are born to lead and can guide the organization towards their vision, using their excellent organization and understanding of what needs to be done.
Scientists, Engineers, Professors, Medical Doctors, Dentists, Corporate Strategists, Founders of Organizations, Business Administrators, Managers, Military, Lawyers, Judges, Computers
programmers, systems analysts, computer specialists, psychologists, photographers, directors of research departments, researchers, university instructors, chess players. They have a particular ability to understand complex and difficult concepts and develop strategies.
Entrepreneurs, lawyers, psychologists, photographers, consultants, sales representatives, actors, engineers, scientists, inventors, marketers, computer programmers, comedians, computer analysts,
Credit investigators, journalists, psychiatrists, public relations, designers, writers, artists, musicians, politicians. Very freedom oriented, they need a career that allows them to act independently and express their creativity and insight.
Physicists, chemists, biologists, photographers, strategic planners, mathematicians, university professors, computer programmers, computer animators, technical writers, engineers, lawyers, forensic investigators, writers, artists, psychologists, social scientists, systems analysts, researchers, surveyors. Highly analytical, they can discover connections between two seemingly unrelated things and work best when allowed to use their imagination and critical thinking.