Every office is made up of different personalities with different strengths and weaknesses. For HR professionals, understanding these personalities is a key component of building successful teams, providing opportunities for advancement, and making other important personnel decisions.
But what role does personality actually play in a person’s professional development? Are some personalities more likely to be satisfied at work than others? Which personality types are more likely to lead more employees?
New data from the infographic below — compiled by Truity, developer of the TypeFinder® personality type assessment and other scientifically validated, user-friendly personality assessments — offers answers to these questions and more.
Some of the most interesting findings about personality type in the workplace include:
- INFJs showed one of the smallest gender-wage gaps, with female INFJs earning 87 percent of what male INFJs earn.
- ESTJ man were the highest earners of all type/gender groups at $75k.
- ESFJs had the highest job satisfaction rating of all types.
- ENFPs showed one of the largest gender-wage gaps, with female ENFPs earning just 72 percent of what make ENFPs earn.
Check out the full infographic to learn more about all the personality types in your office:
What do you think? Does personality type affect success and job satisfaction in your office?