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Provider : ESFJ Personality

Extraverted Sensing Feeling Judging type.

ESFJ indicates a person who is energized by time spent with others (Extraverted), who focuses on facts and details rather than ideas and concepts (Sensing), who makes decisions based on feelings and values (Feeling) and who prefers to be planned and organized rather than spontaneous and flexible (Judging). ESFJs are sometimes referred to as Provider personalities because of their interest in taking care of others in practical ways.


ESFJs are warm and energetic. They need approval from others to feel good about themselves. They are hurt by indifference and don’t understand unkindness. They are very giving people, who get a lot of their personal satisfaction from the happiness of others. The ESFJ’s strong desire to be liked and for everything to be pleasant makes them highly supportive of others.ESFJs make up 12% of all 16 personality types. ESFJs are the second most prevalent personality type. 1 in every 14 males is an ESFJ (7% of all males). 1 in every 6 females is an ESFJ (17% of all females).

Few characteristics of an ESFJ

Responsible | Warm | Celebratory | Nurturing | Hospitable | Disciplined | Organized | Rule following | Generous | Punctual | Empathetic | Others-focused

Typical Strengths

  • Service-oriented
  • Friendly and warm
  • Excellent money mangement skills
  • Honours commitments
  • Focused on other people’s needs

Possible Weaknesses

  • Takes the blame for others
  • Dislikes change
  • Has trouble with conflict
  • Interested in how others see them

Some good careers for an ESFJ

We have mentioned only a few professions as an example on this page for information. More professions can be discovered if you take the the MBTI assessment and explore the personality type preferences, other wise it’s impossible to know which personality type you belong to.



Radiation Therapist


Court Reporter

Hotel Manager

Fitness Trainer

Speech Pathologist


Health Care Administrator



Merchandise Planner

Public Relations Manager

Office Manager

Corporate Trainer

Respiratory Therapist

Customer Service Rep




Technical Writert

Social Worker

School Administrator

Careers that ESFJs should avoid

Tech Support Specialist


Investment Banker

Mechanical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Social Scientist

Software Developer

Power Plant Operator

Airline Pilot

Social Scientist




Here is a sample of a few Famous People those who may share the ESFJ personality type.

Jennifer Aniston

Bill Clinton

Taylor Swift

Danny Glover

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