You are conscientious helper, sensitive to the needs of others and energetically dedicated to your responsibilities. You are highly attuned to your emotional environment and attentive to both the feelings of others and the perception others have of you. You like a sense of harmony and cooperation around you, and are eager to please and provide.
You value loyalty and tradition, and usually make family and friends your top priority. You are generous with your time, effort, and emotions. You often take on the concerns of others as if they were your own, and will attempt to put your significant organizational talents to use to bring order to other people’s lives.
You act according to a strict moral code, and look for others to do the same. You often see things in terms of black and white, right and wrong, and you are typically not shy about sharing your evaluations of others’ behavior. You seek harmony and cooperation, and feel this is best accomplished when everyone follows the same set of rules. You have a sense of order in the way people relate to one another, and often take on roles that allow you to help enforce that social order.
You feel a sense of personal responsibility for other people’s needs, and are usually eager to get involved and help out. You tend to be serious and practical, dutifully putting business before pleasure—especially the business of caring for others. You typically enjoy routine and often keep a regular schedule that allows you to be organized and productive.
Your personality type has the following traits
Can be depended on to follow things through to completion
Enjoy creating order, structure and schedules
Enjoy interacting with people
Warm-hearted and sympathetic
Tend to put others’ needs above their own
Very good at giving practical care
Very cooperative, good team members
Practical and down-to-earth
Value peaceful living and security
Enjoy variety, but work well with routine tasks
Need approval from others
Receive satisfaction from giving to others
As extroverts, you love spending time with other people. Not only do you gain energy from social interaction, you are genuinely interested in the well-being of others. You are frequently described as warm-hearted and empathetic, and you will often put the needs of others ahead of your own.
In addition to deriving pleasure from helping others, you also have a need for approval. You expect their kind and giving ways to be noticed and appreciated by others. You are sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and are good at responding and providing the care that people need. You want to be liked by others and are easily hurt by unkindness or indifference.
You derive your value system from external sources including the community at large rather than from intrinsic ethical and moral guidelines. You are raised with high values and standards grow up to be generous adult. Raised in a less enriched environment may have skewed ethics as an adult and are more likely to be manipulative and self-centered.
You also have a strong desire to exert control over your environment. Organizing, planning, and scheduling help you to feel in command of the world around you.
You typically feel insecure in situations where things are uncertain or chaotic. While this makes you well suited to positions that involve managing or supervising people, it can also lead to conflicts when you try to exercise control over people who do not welcome such direction.
Famous people with your personality
A number of famous individuals have been described as having your personality based on analysis of their lives, works, and behaviors. Some of the possible famous people include:
Terry Bradshaw, football player
Sally Field, actress
Bill Clinton, U.S. President
William McKinley, U.S. President
Nancy Kerrigan, figure skater
What do you like to do?
Popular leisure activities for you include volunteering in community, charity, or religious organizations; celebrating holidays and family traditions; cooking; entertaining; and social sports.
Interesting facts about your personality type
Underrepresented among people suffering from substance abuse
Among types highest in resources for coping with stress
Second most likely of all types to report believing in a higher spiritual power
Highest of all types in reported satisfaction with their marriage or intimate relationship
Among most likely of all types to stay in college
Most likely of all types to be satisfied with their co-workers
Values at work include clear structure, security, and the ability to be of service to others
Among the types most satisfied with their work
Commonly found in careers in education, health care, and religion
How do you like to communicate?
You are enthusiastic and caring communicators, who want to engage people to contribute and accomplish what needs to be done. You tend to be friendly and to get along easily with others, although you can become frustrated with those who do not respond to you attempts to reach out. You have a good memory for detail, especially facts about other people, and enjoy getting to know people and understanding their needs. You are factual in their communication, but generally uncomfortable with criticism and conflict, preferring instead to provide support and encouragement to others.
Best career choices for you
You like to put your interpersonal skills to work to organize people and processes. You are tuned into the needs of others and seek to create structure to provide for people. You often prefer work that allows you to help people in practical, observable ways.
You enjoy work that allows you to follow through and see results, and prefer a high degree of structure and organization. You gain satisfaction from completing tasks with attention to order and detail. An ideal job for you requires attention to procedure and specifications, and allows you to work methodically to organize people and processes.
You usually prefer to work with others, and are energized by participating in a motivated, conscientious, action-oriented team. It is important to you to do work that is accordant with your values, as well as to work with others who are supportive and cooperative. An ideal work environment for you provides clear expectations and a friendly, structured atmosphere free from conflict or uncertainty.
By understanding your underlying personality, you’ll be better able to select a career path that appeals to your strengths. Some ideal career choices for you include:
Special Education Teacher
Child Care Provider
Health Care Administrator
Real Estate Appraiser
Public Relations Manager
What career should you avoid?
It is important to note that any personality type can be successful in any occupation. However, some occupations are well suited to the natural talents and preferred work style of your personality type, while other occupations demand modes of thinking and behavior that do not come as naturally to you. Occupations that require you to operate outside your natural preferences may prove stressful or draining, and often sound unappealing to you
The following occupations have been found to be unpopular among your personality type, based on data gathered from surveys of the general population.