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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 ISTJ 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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ISTJs possess a strong sense of responsibility
to the organisations, families & relationships in their lives.
“TAKE YOUR TIME AND DO IT RIGHT.”
and great loyalty
Want to understand how
in established organisations & systems.
how they can participate
to fulﬁll commitments
Work with steady energy
as stated & on time.
Are comfortable working in
needed to do the job right
& when everyone fulﬁls assigned
3rd most common type
12% 7% women
Among 4 highest types
in college GPA
Most likely to enjoy a
work place where
'everything is done by
More likely than other
types to experience
cardiac problems &
Personal values include
Commonly found in careers in...
management, administration, law enforcement & accounting.
ISTJs ARE LIKELY TO BE...
Is technical in nature and lets them depend on their ability
to use and remember important facts and details.
Involves a real product or service done in a thoughtful, logical & eﬃcient way,
preferably using standard operating procedures.
Lets them be independent, with plenty of time to work alone & use
their excellent powers of concentration to complete projects and/or tasks.
Has results that are tangible and measurable,
where precision & exacting standards are used & respected.
Is done in an environment where their practical judgment & experience
are valued & rewarded.
means doing work that:
logical & TOUGH-MINDED
approach to decision making
attention to detail & EXAMINE
things closely to be sure they
Skilled in planning,
organizing, mapping out
schedules & FOLLOWING
Do not often give up
& have a very clear command
of time and priorities
1. Hold a storehouse
of information upon which
they draw to UNDERSTAND
THE FINAL WORD...
"The ISTJ is a no-frills,
work-hard, play-hard type.
They are seen as
capable, and true to their
"Type Talk at Work."
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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