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ENFJ careers

If you've ever taken a psychometric or personality test, you'll know that the results can be extremely insightful. The chances are that you've taken such a test when sitting an interview, when it has provided the employer with the opportunity to gauge your personality beyond your application and the answers you give to their questions.

The test results can be enormously helpful when determining the kind of career you might like to pursue. Whatever stage you're at in your career, understanding your personality type will not only help you to identify work that you're likely to succeed in, but will improve your chances of being happy in your work. By understanding your own strengths and weaknesses, as well as having an awareness of your values in life, you're in an excellent position to choose a rewarding career.

Your ENFJ Personality Type

ENFJ's make up 2.5% of the population. If your test result was ENFJ, on balance you're Extroverted, Intuitive, Feeling, and Judging.

As an ENFJ, you are oriented towards working with people and creating ways in which they can develop over the longer term. Being intuitive and feeling, you are empathetic and good at understanding other people's feelings. As an extrovert, you're likely to possess strong interpersonal skills that will help in many occupations, such as teaching and counselling. You really appreciate the times when you can support others, fulfilling their needs while remaining close to your own values.

You are likely to thrive on variety and the chance to learn new things at work. You value organisation, so planning and solving problems are right up your street. Yet impersonal logic and analysis are not for you the ideas you come up with are drawn from your creativity and imagination.

This gives you a lot of choice when looking at career possibilities. As a rule of thumb, seek out work in a supportive environment where you can work with people, while benefiting from enough challenges to keep you interested. But do look at your scores and bear these in mind when considering options for instance, if you have scored 51% Extrovert, 49% Introvert, don't select a position where you have to be highly extrovert to get along comfortably, as working in one-to-one situation might suit you more.

ENFJ careers to consider

The following ENFJ careers areas are good places to look for a suitable occupation if you are an ENFJ. When thinking about these, remember that your perfect job might not be here, and that there are other professions that can meet these criteria in general. When you are writing a CV, you may need to think about tailor your existing professional CV to more closely match your experience to the ENFJ careers you are considering.

Social Worker:

  • Day care coordinator.
  • Child welfare worker.
  • Care facility worker.

Counsellor / Psychologist:

  • Private counsellor.
  • Educational psychologist.
  • Career counsellor.
  • Coach.

Health and wellness:

  • Public health educator.
  • Occupational therapist.
  • Chiropractor.
  • Dietician / Nutritionist.
  • Holistic health practitioner.
  • Optometrist.

Charity worker:

  • Non-profit organisation director.
  • Fundraiser.

Teacher / Lecturer:

  • College lecturer.
  • Special education teacher.

Clergy

Creative:

  • Composer.
  • Writer.
  • Graphic designer.
  • Editor.
  • Set designer.
  • Music/entertainment.

Human Resources:

  • HR development trainer.
  • HR recruiter.

Administrator / Manager:

  • College or University administrator.
  • Small business executive.

Sales and Marketing:

  • Marketing manager.
  • Customer relations manager.
  • Communications director.
  • Advertising account executive.
  • Events coordinator.
  • Sales representative.
  • Website content writer.
  • Copywriter.

Consultant:

  • Management consultant.
  • Project manager.
  • Corporate team trainer.

Politicians / Diplomats

Media and Journalism:

  • Producer.
  • Reporter.
  • Journalist.
  • Music / entertainment director.

Catering:

  • Hotel and restaurant manager.

Targeting Your CV at ENFJ Careers

When you are targeting your CV / resume at any of the ENFJ careers listed above, you need to make sure that you show off your experience and ENFJ personality to make employers want to meet you.

If you want to improve your existing CV, then a CV writing service can boost your chances of securing the ENFJ job interviews that you want. A CV writer can stress the positive benefits of an ENFJ personality to an employer.

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