Personality Types

Realistic Type

Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems, and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. Realistic: practical, physical, concrete, hands-on, machine, and tool-oriented

Investigative Type

Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk-taking, and they often deal with business. Enterprising: competitive environments, leadership, persuading, status

Artistic Type

Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs, and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules. Artistic: creative, original, independent, chaotic, inventive, media, graphics, and text

Social Type

Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others. Social: cooperative, supporting, helping, healing/nurturing, teaching

Enterprising Type

Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk-taking, and they often deal with business. Enterprising: competitive environments, leadership, persuading, status

Conventional Type

Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. There is usually a clear line of authority to follow. Conventional: detail-oriented, organizing, clerical