ESFJ (Gold/Green) Careers


compensation and benefits manager ◆convention planner◆customer serv-ice manager◆human resources manager/specialist◆insurance under-writer/agent◆land developer◆labor relations specialist ◆lobbyist◆marketing executive[radio, television]◆office manager◆private banker◆performing arts administrator◆public relations specialist◆real estate agent/manager◆salesperson [tangible products]◆service sales representatives (human interaction, organizational skills, straightforward and diplomatic communication, service career orientation).


athletic coach◆principal ◆teacher [preschool, elementary, home economics, special education] (meaningful contribution to society, respect for rules,professional respect, service career orientation).

Health Science

biomedical technologist◆chiropractor ◆dental hygienist◆dentist◆dietitian◆exercise physiologist◆hospice nurse◆hospital administrator◆nurse/nursing instructor◆optometrist◆pediatrician ◆pharmacist ◆pharmaceutical sales rep◆primary care/family physician/physician assistant ◆public health educator◆speech pathologist◆radiologic technologist◆therapists of all types[occupational, physical, radiation, respiratory, speech]◆veterinarian/vet assistant(high levels of competence, professional respect, service career orientation, observant of details, curious about people, put people at ease, ensuring welfare of others).

Human Services

advocacy leader◆childcare center director◆community welfare worker◆counselor [career, child welfare, employee assistance, family, substance abuse]◆fundraiser◆religious leader [clergy, rabbi, religious educator]◆social worker(service career orientation, human interaction, affirming of others,help stabilize others, professional respect, contribute meaningfully to society, respect for tradition).

Law/Hospitality/Small Business

hotel/restaurant owner◆innkeeper◆lawyer[limited interest in but include children, consumer affairs, domestic and healthcare]◆retail owner/manager(service career orientation, interaction with people, diplomatic, observant of details, ensuring welfare of others)

Zichy, S., & Bidou, A. (2007). Career Match : Connecting Who You Are with What You'll Love to Do. New York: AMACOM.