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For those who know their profile - here is the next Infographic in our series on MBTI personality profiles. If you are an ISFJ you may enjoy finding out just what it is that makes you tick and what careers you are best suited to.
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are dependable & considerate,
& groups with which they are
"ON MY HONOR, TO DO MY DUTY.”
committed to the peopleISFJs
associated & faithful
in carrying out responsibities.
loyal to traditions
& enjoy contributing to
Conventional & grounded,
established structures of society.
with a deep sense
of responsibility to others.
Steady & committed workers
One of the most common types
14% 19% women
More likely to
experience chronic pain
& suffer heart disease
MBA students & male
small business owners
More likely than other
types to watch more
than 3 hours of TV per
Personal values include:
Happy family, Health &
Commonly found in careers in ...
education, health care & religious occupations.
ISFJs ARE LIKELY TO BE...
REQUIRES CAREFUL OBSERVATION AND METICULOUS ACCURACY,
where they can use their ability to remember facts & details.
IS DONE IN A TRADITIONAL, STABLE, ORDERLY & STRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT,
where the results are practical & service-oriented.
GIVES THEM A PRIVATE WORK SPACE SO THEY CAN CONCENTRATE FULLY
for extended periods of time & with a minimum of interruptions.
LETS THEM WORK PRIMARILY ONE-ON-ONE, HELPING OTHERS
or with other people who share their personal values & beliefs.
REQUIRES THEM TO BE ORGANISED & EFFICIENT
in completing assignments.
means doing work that:
an eagle's eye for observation & an
ABSOLUTE determination to account
for every detail.
Solve practical problems
building on an in-depth
UNDERSTANDING of practical facts.
Make decisions based on
careful application of their clear
values & their WEALTH of stored
Are consummate helpers, happy to
share time with anyone who needs it,
& taking an EMPATHETIC approach to
problems & goals.
1. Focus on what people want & need
& establish orderly PROCEDURES
to make sure they are fulfilled.
THE FINAL WORD...
"Bound by ﬁerce
responsibility, & deep
loyalty, the ISFJ is the
embodiment of putting
service above self in most
aspects of their lives."
Type Talk at Work
Possess a keen memory &
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Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron & Kelly Tieger. Do What You Are
Isabel Briggs-Myers, Mary H. McCaulley, Naomi L. Quenk, and Allen L. Hammer. MBTI Manual