By Donna Dunning
“Consider it done.”
8.5% of the population
Compassionate Responders balance their approach of immediate action with an internal focus on personal values. The resulting combination leads to an awareness of people’s immediate needs and a playful, considerate disposition.
The following list describes typical characteristics and preferences of people who prefer ESFP. Identify the items that are true for you so you can seek work that suits who you are.
As a Compassionate Responder, I prefer a work environment that:
- Is active and interactive
- Aligns with my personal values
- Allows me to express myself
- Provides immediate opportunities to help others
- Is cooperative
- Emphasizes practical and concrete results or products
- Is flexible and freeing
- Is fun and playful
- Allows for social contact
There is also a general list of work preferences for both ESTPs and ESFPs at Responders at Work that will help you figure out your natural way of working.
To find out more about the Responder, go to the Responder main page.
To find a sample of type-preferred occupations go to the Responder 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.