By Donna Dunning
“Don’t rock the boat.”
13.8% of the population
Compassionate Assimilators balance their careful, structured approach with an internal focus on how people are being affected by situations. The resulting combination leads to an interest in helping others in a practical way.
The following list describes typical characteristics and preferences of people who prefer ISFJ. Identify the items that are true for you so you can seek work that suits who you are.
As a Compassionate Assimilator, I prefer a work environment that:
- Is structured and predictable
- Is clear in its expectations and procedures
- Is harmonious and supportive
- Provides opportunities to administrate and manage details
- Provides opportunities to help or support others
- Respects and acknowledges people’s values
- Makes processes practical and useful for others
- Values people’s knowledge and contributions
- Treats everyone with kindness and respect
There is also a general list of work preferences for both ISTJs and ISFJs at Assimilators at Work that will help you figure out your natural way of working.
To find out more about the Assimilator, go to the Assimilator main page.
To find a sample of type-preferred occupations go to the Assimilator 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.