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Discover your personality profile with MBTI: ISTP

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When it comes to finding the 'ideal' job, determining your personality profile can go a long way in helping you to find exactly what is 'ideal'.

Not sure what your personality preferences are? Book in for a session with a career consultant – it will be one of the most enjoyable and useful interactions of your professional life.

For those who know their profile - here is the next Infographic in our series on MBTI personality profiles. If you are an ISTP 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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Discover your personality profile with MBTI: ISTP

  1. 1. ISTP I N T R O V E R S I O N | S E N S I N G | T H I N K I N G | P E R C E I V I N G ISTPs observe need arises, they move quickly to get to the core of the problem & solve  “DOING THE BEST I CAN WITH WHAT I’VE GOT” what is going on around them. When the carefully  it with the greatest efficiency & the least effort. THEIR CORE Interested in how & why things work uninteresting unless they can quickly apply them. but find abstract theories new, concrete & extensive Enjoy the challenge of solving a problem & often function as trouble-shooters. Resist regimentation  & rules & thrive on variety & novelty.  much more common among men than women  general population  of the 9%  5% 2%  women men Common in populations of male college scholarship athletes More likely than other types to suffer cardiac problems  At work, value Stability, Security, Independence & Achievement Personal values include Autonomy Commonly found in careers in...  skilled trades, technical fields, agriculture, law enforcement & military occupations. STATISTICS Analytical & logical  Flexible & adaptable Factual & pragmatic    Technically savvy  Practical problem solvers ISTPs ARE LIKELY TO BE... Lets them identify & use resources that are available to them  in the most efficient manner possible. Is fun & active with frequent opportunities to get out of their work space & be outdoors. Lets them work independently, with a minimum of supervision,  & where they are not required to closely supervise others.  Lets them use an economy of motion & energy  & does not require needless routine or procedures. Lets them apply their understanding & technical knowledge of the world around them & engage in troubleshooting & problem solving.  CAREER SATISFACTION means doing work that: WORK-RELATED STRENGTHS based on a great deal of CONCRETE data Are egalitarian & generally TOLERANT of a wide range of behaviour Are creative   at DEALING with immediate problems & good at hands-on tasks Are realists, focusing on what is, & what can be done with it, rather than on THEORETICAL possibilities 1. Have minds that seem to work almost like COMPUTERS, organising data, reasoning impersonally & objectively 2. 3. 4. 5. THE FINAL WORD...  "Though very effective at most undertakings, [the ISTP's] unorthodox way of accomplishing something, coupled with low visibility, can often lead to co- workers' wondering, to quote the people the Lone Ranger saved, 'Who was that masked man?'"  Otto Kroeger "Type Talk at Work."   Make rational decisions FOR MORE EXPERT CAREER TIPS... FOLLOW US ONLINE! www.careerconsult.com.au SOURCES: https://www.truity.com/personality-type/ISTP 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

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