By Donna Dunning
“Many hands make light work.”
12.3% of the population
Practical Contributors balance their compassionate approach with a consideration of facts and realities. The resulting combination leads to an interest in organizing tasks and helping others meet immediate needs.
The following list describes typical characteristics and preferences of people who prefer ESFJ. Identify the items that are true for you so you can seek work that suits who you are.
As a Practical Contributor, I prefer a work environment that offers:
- A friendly and appreciative atmosphere
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Opportunities to help others in a practical way
- People contact
- Positive feedback
- Stability, structure, and predictability
- Opportunities to achieve immediate results
- A pleasant physical space
- An emphasis on the community needs and values
There is also a general list of work preferences for both ESFJs and ENFJs at Contributors at Work that will help you figure out your natural way of working.
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.
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.