My results of the personality test really surprised me because they accurately illustrated my entire personality more than I had expected. They indeed confirmed my personality type so accurately. From the 16 assessment personality test’s results, I confirmed that I posses a personality which is peaceful, easy going, and a gentle caretaker to other individuals. The test findings accurately describe my real-life personality because I tend to avoid conflicts, and prefer avoiding conflicting situations, am also easy going, flexible, and spontaneous with activities. Additionally, I am a down-to-earth individual who loves to enjoy the present moment, and more so prefer cheerful surroundings which do not suppress my personal space.
My MBTI personality type is ISFP-T which stands for Introverted, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving and turbulent. From the test results, I am a turbulent adventurer. People with the ISFP personality tend to be peaceful, easy going, and humble. They prefer having their own personal space to figure out their issues, and recharge more. As an individual with ISFP-T personality, I am quiet, friendly, sensitive, careful, and kind. I enjoy the present moment and prefer cheerful surroundings. However, I prefer having my lone time, and working within my own time frame. I am highly to my personal values and people that are important in my life. I dislike conflicts; thus, in situations of disagreements, I would rather not force my opinions or values on other people. To me, this personality fits me, as I find it less troublesome, and it allows me to be sensitive while interacting with other people; thus, I am able to avoid hurting others deliberately. Havin this personality also allows me to contemplate on my own decisions to be able to make the right judgements without external influence from other people. Having ISFP-T personality also means that I am a turbulent adventurer who is a most likely less independent but more open to work as a team and collaborate with other people. Turbulent adventurers need to know that other people approve them, and as long as people who matter to them are all right with what they do, they feel their actions are right (Murphy et al., 2020).
My RIASEC/Holland Code results is SIE which means that I am social, investigative, and enterprising. Being categorized as a social person means that I am more of a helper; a person who likes to work with other people, and satisfies their needs through helping situations, and teaching other people on how to deal with issues. Being a helper makes one to be drawn to seeking close relationships with other people. To me this means that I am able to easily create close relationships through my willingness to assist people out of the hardships they may be facing. Having an enterprising personality illustrates that I am more of a persuader, with good talking skills that can influence others to even lead them. As a result, individuals with enterprising personality are drawn to situation with power that value money, status, and ranks. Having an investigative personality means that I am a person who prefers to think and observe rather than act. Investigators are majorly thinkers who prefer to organize and understand situations rather than persuading (Hurtado Rúa et al., 2019). They therefore find it easier to work with data than working with people.
The Multiple Intelligence Assessment test results showed that my top three intelligences include self with the highest score of 4.71, followed by nature 4.57, and social 4.29. According to the assessment, I have a strong sense of self. I prefer spending most of the time by myself to think things over. I often take information from another person but would later digest it by myself. My second intelligence is related with nature such that am sensitive to nature and environment. Lastly, I am social, and I like to develop ideas as well as learn from others.
My assessment results according to RIASEC and Multiple Intelligence Assessment test are similar. Both tests reveal that I am social. My Holland Code results were SIE which means that I am social, investigative, and enterprising. As a social person, I love to work with other people, and teaching other people on how to deal with issues. According to my Multiple Intelligence Assessment, being social falls among my top three intelligences, which then supports the RIASEC results (Hurtado Rúa et al., 2019).
My skills and work values relate to my assessment results and the potential careers recommended according to my personality traits. My skills according to the assessment include teamworking, problem solving, planning and organizing, and self-management. My work values include honesty, integrity, dependability, and responsibility. My skills and work values relate with the all the assessment results. For instance, according to my RIASEC results, I have an enterprising personality which illustrates that I am more of a persuader, with good talking skills that can influence others and even lead them. As a result, individuals with enterprising personality are drawn to situation with power that value money, status, and ranks. This is supported by possessing the skills of problem solving, planning and organizing, which are essential skills required by a good leader. Some of the potential recommended careers according to my personality include business entrepreneur, human resources, lawyer, management consultant, public relations, public speaking, real estate agent, market research analyst, and Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Teacher amongst others. These careers mostly require an individual with a social and enterprising personality.
Judging the assessment recommendations, I agree with the recommended potential careers as they fit with my personality. Besides, my skills, work values and RIASEC results fits with the suggested careers.
Therefore, I feel that the assessment result on careers adds value to my personality by understanding my personality strongly based on my RIASEC results and career recommendations. The assessment result on careers is an important indicator for both employers and employees as it can help reduce mental fatigue amongst employers when recruiting new employees or helping them identify potential candidates to hire. On the other hand, it can help employers know how to motivate and influence employees to perform better in their work role as it may foster their personal development into a healthier employee with positive work attitudes.
Concerning the careers, 3 careers that I feel are the most suitable for me include human resources, management consultant, and public relations. This is because I possess the skills of problem solving, planning and organizing, which are essential skills required by a good leader These 3 careers require one to be able to influence others, have good communication skills and be able to solve problems. These are the same skill sets I possess, which is why I feel these careers are the most suitable for me. Healthcare Technology is related to my personality traits with the most fit being Enterprising and social, in which both traits require one to be a good problem solver, logical thinker and independent worker. According to RIASEC results, Enterprising personality type is recommended for Healthcare Technology Career. In addition, it also relates with my work values of integrity and dependability as I believe these 2 values are required by individuals working in healthcare technology due to its high-risk environment.
In my career planning and decision making I will use this information to help guide me to where I should be in my career. Besides, I am confident that the information provided by my assessment on careers will help me creatively sharpen my interpersonal skills such as communication skills and team working, brainstorming and developing creativity. Having this skill set can be very beneficial when being hired or working in businesses that require teamwork and communication with other colleagues or employees.
Murphy, L., Eduljee, N. B., Croteau, K., & Parkman, S. (2020). Relationship between Personality Type and Preferred Teaching Methods for Undergraduate College Students. International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 6(1), 100-109.
Hurtado Rúa, S. M., Stead, G. B., & Poklar, A. E. (2019). Five-factor personality traits and RIASEC interest types: A multivariate meta-analysis. Journal of Career Assessment, 27(3), 527-543.