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Careers for ISFJ Personality Types

Whether you're a young adult trying to find your place in the world, or a not-soyoung adult trying to find out if you're moving along the right path, it's important to understand yourself and the personality traits that will impact your likeliness to succeed or fail at various careers. It's equally important to understand what is really important to you. When armed with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and an awareness of what you truly value, you are in an excellent position to pick a career which you will find rewarding. ISFJs generally have the following traits:
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Large, rich inner store of information which they gather about people Highly observant and aware of people's feelings and reactions Excellent memory for details which are important to them Very in-tune with their surroundings - excellent sense of space and function Can be depended on to follow things through to completion ill wor! long and hard to see that "obs get done #table, practical, down-to-earth - they disli!e wor!ing with theory and abstract thought $isli!e doing things which don't ma!e sense to them Value security, tradition, and peaceful living #ervice-oriented% focused on what people need and want &ind and considerate Li!ely to put others' needs above their own Learn best with hands-on training En"oy creating structure and order 'a!e their responsibilities seriously Extremely uncomfortable with conflict and confrontation

IS !s have two "asic traits which help define their "est career direction# $% they are extremely interested and in-tune with how other people are feeling, and &% they en'oy creating structure and order, and are extremely good at it. Ideally, the IS ! will choose a career in which they can use their exceptional peopleo"servation skills to determine what people want or need, and then use their excellent organi(ational a"ilities to create a structured plan or environment for achieving what people want. )heir excellent sense of space and function com"ined with their awareness of aesthetic quality also gives them quite special a"ilities in the more practical artistic endeavors, such as interior decorating and clothes design.

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