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    • Lesson  4:     Personality  Types   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     1  
    • Overview:   Accomplishments  Defined   You  may  have  taken  one  or  more  of  the  personality  surveys,  such  as  the   Myers-­‐Briggs  Type  Indicator  (MBTI).  Understanding  your  personality  type  can   help  you  determine  your  career  goals;  not  just  for  paid  posiIons,  but  also  for   defining  the  characterisIcs  of  acIviIes  that  matches  your  type.   The  Myers  Briggs  Type  Indicator  (MBTI)  was  developed  from  a  theory  of   personality  traits  described  by  Swiss  psychologist  Carl  G.  Jung.  The  theory   suggests  that  people  are  born  with  (or  soon  develop)  preferences  for  each  of   the  four  separate  dichotomies:   1.   Extraversion/Introversion   2.   Sensing/IntuiIon   3.   Thinking/Feeling   4.   Judging/Perceiving   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     2  
    • Four  Preference  Scales   As  you  look  at  the  four  preference  scales,  consider  the  following  quesIons  to   guide  where  your  personality  type  may  land:     “Where  do  you  prefer  to  focus  your  a[enIon?  Where  do  you  get  your   energy?  Extraversion  (E)  /  Introversion  (I)?”   “How  do  you  prefer  to  take  in  informaIon?  Sensing  (S)  /IntuiIon  (N)?”   “How  do  you  make  decisions?  Thinking  (T)  /Feeling  (F)?”   “How  do  you  deal  with  the  outer  world?  Judging  (J)  /Perceiving  (P)?”   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     3  
    • Four  Preference  Scales   Extraverts  (E)    Energized  by  people.  Prefer  variety  and  acIon  and  are   oaen  impaIent  with  long,  slow  jobs.  They  oaen  act  quickly,   someImes  without  thinking.  They  like  developing  ideas   through  discussion.   Sensors  (S)   InformaIon  through  data.  Like  using  experience,  standard   methods  and  developed  skills  to  solve  problems.  Prefer   pracIcal,  concrete  projects,  working  on  details  first.  Like   fine-­‐tuning  what  exists.   Introverts  (I)   Energized  by  solitude.  Prefer  quiet  for  concentraIon  and   working  on  a  project  for  a  long  Ime  without  interrupIon.   Interested  in  the  ideas  behind  their  work.  They  like  to  think   before  acIng.  Develop  ideas  by  reflecIon.   IntuiCon  (N)   InformaIon  through  sixth  sense.  Like  solving  new  complex   problems  and  enjoy  learning  new  skills.  Follow  inspiraIons,   and  being  innovaIve.  Prefer  change  to  what  exists.   Thinking  (T)   Makes  decisions  logically.  Uses  logical  analysis  to  reach   conclusions.  Can  work  without  harmony,  seeking  just   outcomes.  A  firm  minded  person  who  decides  impersonally.   Interested  in  principles.   Feeling  (F)   Makes  decisions  emoIonally.  Uses  values  to  reach   conclusions.  Works  best  in  harmony,  enjoys  pleasing  others.   SympatheIc,  avoiding  telling  people  unpleasant  things.   Interested  in  values.   Judgment  (J)    A  structured  lifestyle.  Enjoys  gebng  things  finished,  works   best  when  they  can  plan  their  work.  SaIsfied  once  a   decision  is  made,  and  reach  closure  quickly.  Seeks  structure   and  schedules.   PercepCon  (P)   A  flexible  lifestyle.  Enjoys  flexibility,  leaving  things  open  for   last  minute  changes.  Curious  and  welcome  new  lights  on   situaIons  or  people.  Postpone  decisions  while  searching  for   opIons.  Adapts  to  change.   Adapted  from  Introduc:on  to  Type  by  Isabel  Briggs  Myers,  ConsulIng  Psychologists  Press,  Inc.  1987.   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     4  
    • The  MBTI  Chart   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     5  
    • MBTI  in  Career  Assessment   Personality  Type  Assessments  can  help  you  to:   •  •  •  •  Choose  a  career  objecIve  that  fits  your  personality;   Write  a  more  effecIve  resume;   Respond  to  interview  quesIons;  and   Evaluate  job  offers.   If  you  have  never  taken  the  MBTI  assessment,  consider  looking  at  these  books:   Do  What  You  Are:  Discover  the  Perfect  Career  for  You  Through  the  Secrets  of   Personality  Type  (by  Paul  D.  Tieger  and  Barbara  Barron)   h[p://www.amazon.com/Do-­‐What-­‐You-­‐Are-­‐Personality/dp/0316167266   What’s  Your  Type  of  Career?  Unlock  the  Secrets  of  Your  Personality  to  Find  Your   Perfect  Career  Path  (by  Donna  Dunning).   h[p://www.amazon.com/Whats-­‐Your-­‐Type-­‐Career-­‐Personality/dp/1857885538   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     6  
    • Career  Assessment  Summary   Take  some  Ime  to  review  all  of  the  exercises  in  this  module  and  summarize   your  findings.  The  goal  is  to  create  a  picture  of  yourself,  using  the  informaIon   you  have  gathered  up  to  this  point.     You  may  be  very  surprised  about  what  you  discover.  Some  people  report  that   they  feel  as  if  they  have  been  “mining  for  gold  and  came  away  from  this   ‘excavaIon  acIvity’  with  a  newly  discovered  sense  of  who  they  are.”  Other   people  find  that  “the  informaIon  they  have  uncovered  validates  and  confirms   what  they  may  have  known,  or  just  suspected,  all  along.”   4.5   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     7  
    • Worksheet:   Career  Assessment  Exercise   To  complete  this  exercise  you  will  want  to  print   the  Lesson  4  Worksheet:  Career  Assessment   Summary,  and  fill  it  out  as  you  go  along  .     All  worksheets  are  available  from  the  course   page  on  the  CMSVCC.com  website.     Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     8  
    • Exercise:   Career  Assessment  Exercise   Review  your  acIviIes  thus  far  and  summarize  the  following:     Enjoyable  AcIviIes   Top  3  Strengths   2  or  3  Accomplishments   4-­‐Le[er  MBTI  Type   A  DescripIon  of  Your  Personality  (in  your  own  words)   Created  by  Vantage  HRS  for  the  Centers  of  Medicare  and  Medicaid  Services     9