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Contributors (ESFJs and ENFJs) at Work

Contributors (ESFJs and ENFJs) at Work

By Donna Dunning

Communicate and Cooperate

Contributors are at their best when they can use their natural work preferences. By focusing on your preferences, you can find work that is personally satisfying. The following list describes typical characteristics and preferences of Contributors. Identify the items that are true for you so you can seek work that suits who you are.

As a Contributor, I am at my best when I can:

  • Communicate and interact
  • Collaborate and work cooperatively with others
  • Plan and organize tasks
  • Develop rapport
  • Coordinate groups
  • Build relationships
  • Help others work together more effectively
  • Express my emotions and values openly
  • Take responsibility for helping others
  • Serve, support, facilitate, or mentor others
  • Be involved in nurturing groups or teams
  • Be valued for my efforts
  • Work in areas that align with my personal values
  • Offer positive feedback and encouragement
  • Demonstrate my responsibility and reliability
  • Receive positive feedback and encouragement
  • Follow through and get the job done
  • Harness the strengths of individuals on a team
  • Work to benefit society
  • Create a harmonious working environment

To find out more about the Contributor, go to the Contributor main page.

To find a sample of type-preferred occupations go to the Contributor occupations page.

Read Contributor career success stories and strategies, or add your career success story.

Not sure of your type? Learn more on the What’s Your Type pages.

Information on this page has been excerpted from What’s Your Type of Career? 2nd edition

Practical Contributors (ESFJs) tend to balance their communicating and cooperating by focusing on helping people in a practical way. If this is your preference, see the ESFJs at Work post for more information.

Insightful Contributors (ENFJs) tend to balance their communicating and cooperating by helping people to develop their potential. If this is your preference, see the ENFJs at Work post for more information.

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