ESFP (Red/Green) Careers
artist [painter, sculptor, illustrator] ◆art director ◆actor/performer ◆audiovisual specialist◆broadcaster ◆costume/wardrobe/set design◆crafts-person/artisan ◆dancer ◆entertainment agent[actor/performer] ◆camera operator ◆fashion designer ◆photographer ◆film/TV/stage producer ◆radio/TV talk show host ◆special effects technician ◆stage manager ◆talent director ◆tour guide/organizer (allow the use of artistic talents to produce concrete and usable products).
animal breeder/groomer/trainer◆pet store owner◆veterinarian◆veterinary technician◆zoologist(tap into sensitivity to animals and their physical and emotional needs).
small business owner◆corporate trainer◆diversity manager◆financialadvisor◆financial securities trader[stocks, bonds, commodities]◆in-surance agent/broker/claim investigator◆lawyer[real estate, litigation,poverty]◆manufacturer’s representative◆marketing specialist◆mediator◆special event planner◆merchandise planner◆public relations specialist◆retail merchandiser◆salesperson◆sales manager(draw on strong communications and selling skills).
computer game programmer◆software engineer◆support specialist (ability to combine design and technical skills with other people in a generally collegial environment).
child care worker◆community service manager◆child/family counselor◆fundraiser◆instructional coordinator◆public health instructor◆teacher[lower grades, special education, music, drama, and art] (enjoy counseling or teaching and have rapport-building skills).
crisis center worker◆firefighter◆paramedic◆police officer (variety, change,and need for quick response in high-stress situations).
chiropractor◆dentist◆dental assistant/hygienist◆dietitian◆elderly home care◆hospice nurse◆massage therapist◆lab technician◆nurse[especially emergency room]◆obstetrician/gynecologist◆pediatrician◆personal fitness trainer◆physical[occupational/recreational therapist]◆primary care physician◆radiologic technician◆respiratory therapist◆speech pathologist substance abuse counselor(observing concrete details of the body and practical methods for getting well; helping the sick deal with uncomfortable and frightening situations).
chef/food service manager◆casino manager◆cruise director◆lodging owner/manager◆restaurant host/hostess◆tour agent (frequent small crises requiring pragmatic response, motivation of others especially through humor).
politicians at all levels (requires flexibility, ability to persuade, adaptability tothe needs of voters).
land developer◆property manager◆real estate broker◆real estate lawyer(allows interaction with people in a fast-moving business).
athletes of all types◆athletic coach(attracted to physical activity; those with special athletic abilities are ideally suited to making sports a profession).
air traffic controller◆flight attendant/instructor◆pilot/copilot(appeal to your love of excitement, movement, variety, and risk).
Zichy, S., & Bidou, A. (2007). Career Match : Connecting Who You Are with What You'll Love to Do. New York: AMACOM.