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What is ESFJ Personality Type According to MBTI Typology
The ESFJ personality type is one of the sixteen personality types according to MBTI typology. ESFJ is referred to as the Caretaker.

William McKinley

TheESFJ personality type is one of the sixteen personality types according to the MBTI typology. ESFJ is referred to as theCaretaker.

The basic characteristics of this personality type are:

  • Loves people and society, altruistic, supports and cares
  • Tidy and willing to help
  • Not interested in theory
  • No problem to adapt to the majority, avoids controversy
  • Respects authority
  • Seeks contact with other people
  • Career is not first priority
  • Likes control over his/her environment

Kroeger, Thuesen and Rutledge indicate the following characteristics and recommendations:

  • At work: creates a harmonious environment that supports the performance of the tasks and objectives
  • Professional development: must learn to perceive contradictions and not consider conflict harmful
  • Leadership position: is welcoming and encourages, permanently and peacefully directs co-workers to tasks completion

ESFJ personality type in practice: Every type of person is suited for a different type of work. People with a ESFJ personality type usually excel in organizations in the following professions:

Personalities with the ESFJ personality type:

  • William McKinley - American President

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Last update: 23.08.2016


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