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									  Keirsey Bates
Temperament Type
 Personality Type
       and
Career Satisfaction

 Prior studies have shown that a
 person’s personality type, along
 with other demographic variables,
 is a key ingredient in predicting
 satisfaction and effectiveness in
 one’s chosen career. To recruit and
 retain the best employees, some
 organizations have been looking at
 personality type as a preliminary
 place to start in continuing efforts
 to improve their profession.
                What is
           Personality Type?

   An identifiable pattern in the manner that
    an individual prefers to perceive and
    make judgments
   A complex network of interacting systems
    that strive toward eventual harmony with
    oneself and one’s environment
           Personality Types

   There are 16 identified unique personality
    types

   Each personality type describes the various
    strengths and gifts of individuals

   We all have characteristics of each
    personality type – but there is one we are
    most comfortable with, most of the time

   One type is not better than another or more
    talented than another
               Type and Career
                   Choice
   People tend to be attracted to, and have the
    most satisfaction in, careers that provide
    them with the opportunity to express and
    use their preferences
   Knowing your personality type will help you
    apply your personal preferences in a
    positive way
   The key is finding the career that meets the
    needs of your personality type for gathering
    information and making decisions
              Type and Career
               Choice, cont.
   If your daily work has the most need for the kind
    of perception you naturally prefer, you will
    handle the job better and find it more satisfying
    and energizing

   If your daily work needs the kind of decision
    making that comes most naturally to you, your
    decisions will be better and will be made with
    more confidence

   In choosing among careers, find out how much
    chance each will give you to use your own
    combination of perception and judgment
              Type and Career
               Choice, cont.

   Remember type doesn’t explain everything
    and you will want to consider other factors
    along with type in making career choices

   All types may be found making a contribution
    in every career field
               What do the
              letters mean?
    Energizing: How a person is energized

   E – Extroversion: Preference for drawing energy
    from the outside world of people, activities or things

   I – Introversion: Preference for drawing energy
    from one’s internal world of ideas, emotions, or
    impressions
                 What do the
                letters mean?
    Attending: What a person pays attention to

   S – Sensing: Preference for taking in information
    through the five senses and noticing what is actual

   N – Intuition: Preference for taking in information
    through a “sixth sense” and noticing what might be
               What do the
              letters mean?
       Deciding: How a person decides

   T – Thinking: Preference for organizing and
    structuring information to decide in a logical,
    objective way

   F – Feeling: Preference for organizing and
    structuring information to decide in a personal,
    value-oriented way
             What do the
            letters mean?
    Living: Life style a person adopts:

   J – Judgment: Preference for living a
    planned and organized life

   P – Perception: Preference for living a
    spontaneous and flexible life
        What is your Type?
      Percentage of the American Population:


   ENFJ – 5%            •   ESTJ – 13%
   INFJ – 1%            •   ISTJ – 6%
   ENFP – 5 %           •   ESFJ – 13%
   INFP – 1%            •   ISFJ – 6%
   ENTJ – 5%            •   ESTP – 13%
   INTJ – 1%            •   ISTP – 6%
   ENTP – 5%            •   ESFP – 13%
   INTP – 1%            •   ISFP – 6%
         What is your Type?
      Percentage of the American Population:



   SJ’s: ESTJ, ISTJ, ESFJ, ISFJ     38%

   SP’s: ESTP, ISTP, ESFP, ESFP     38%

   NF’s: ENFJ, INFJ, ENFP, INFP     12%

   NT’s: ENTJ, INTJ, ENTP, INTP     12%
      Personality Types,
        in Summary….
   Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of
    your type when considering the needs of
    certain careers will help you make an
    informed decision

   Remember, personality type does not
    explain everything

   Other factors along with personality type
    should be considered when making career
    choices
For More Information
      Contact:

  Career & Advising Services
              Contact us at:
    Reid Hall, 110 ~ 208-792-2313
      8:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon – Fri.

        Debra Lybyer, Director
    Debi Mundell, Assistant Director
   Susan Lawson, Career Counselor
    Green Baggett, Staff Volunteer
 Denise Harris, Administrative Assistant

								
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