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Career Report Prepared for: John Nelson

John, you are a Ringleader.

Congratulations for taking the time to discover your career personality. This report is based on your CareerFitter career test. Your results are designed to uncover details about your work personality and help you find the best careers for your personality when you are working.

A quick description of you as a Ringleader shows that:

Your Quest:
Your Style:
Your Strength:
Dedication and Focus

Summary of John

John, as a Ringleader you are a natural-born leader. You are passionate about excellence and you work hard to attain the high standards and goals you set for yourself. Although you don’t always seek out leadership, your uncompromising dedication makes you highly respected and admired among your peers, which often puts you in leadership roles. You are blessed with the rare ability to see the “big-picture” as well as the finite details; this combination of vision and attentiveness draws people to you and inspires confidence and motivation.

Your motivation is intrinsic, led by your personal high standards rather than outward rewards. You are highly organized and able to manage a team or project very fluidly, with minimal wasted time or resources. You have excellent attention to detail and value productivity, efficiency, and results. Although you are uncompromising in your standards, you have a genuine concern for others; this inspires people to do their best for you. You are confident in your capabilities, without being showy or seeking praise. You are not content to rest on your laurels; you constantly make efforts to improve your performance and achieve higher results.

In general, you tend to be driven, analytical, trustworthy, realistic, caring, positive, responsible, and even-tempered.

John's Career Personality Chart


John's Best Career Choices

You have career matches in the categories of Medical, Academic, Developer/Planner, and Professional

Careers for your work personality include:


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*Other jobs include but are not limited to:

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John's Occupational Factors

If you are interested in an occupation that is not listed above, try to accurately prioritize the following Occupational Factors. This will help you determine if a career you are considering aligns with the career desires of your unique work personality. Once you have prioritized this list, compare your highest priorities with the career or position you are considering.

John, as a Ringleader, you will likely find career satisfaction doing work that:

  • Surrounds you with like-minded people – they’re focused, motivated, and productive.
  • Provides opportunities to work independently, with few distractions.
  • Seeks and values your input regarding large-scale decisions for a project, the department, or the company.
  • Provides you the opportunity to explore new methods.
  • Provides some variety, to allow you build new skills and knowledge.
  • Allows to work independently, and provides you with a steady stream of new information and opportunities to increase your skills.
  • Rewards excellence with opportunities for growth and advancement.

John's Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics analyzes the four major aspects of your work personality. In each section you will find details about how your specific work personality characteristic applies to your work and your work environment.

1. You are Focused and Reserved and most likely:

  • Think carefully about what you are about to say before you say it, and you wish others would do the same. You often say, "I would like time to think about your proposal".
  • Have a high level of concentration, enjoy quiet time for yourself, and do not appreciate having this time interrupted by others.
  • Are willing to listen to others, but get somewhat irritated when you are not given the same courtesy.
  • Prefer meetings that are brief and highly productive. You would rather attend via web more than in person.
  • Get agitated when others say what you were going to say or interrupt you, sometimes you wish you were more commanding in those situations.
  • Need time alone to be refreshed, after having to socialize, talk, or meet with others. The more intense the interaction, the more likely you will need refreshing.
  • Mean what you say and say what you mean, and you get wary if people are too flattering.

2. You are idealistic & theoretical and most likely:

  • Find that repetitive detail-oriented tasks are a fast track to boredom.
  • Receive satisfaction by figuring out how things work just for the sake of curiosity.
  • Get more energized by future possibilities, than what is going on in the here and now.
  • Don’t consider yourself tardy for a meeting or gathering unless it has already started.
  • Multi-task successfully but you prefer to focus on one project at a time.
  • Interested in understanding how things are related and interconnected. You see few things as self-evident, always ready to pose the question, "What does that mean?".
  • Are inclined to give specific answers to questions, and specific instructions to tasks you want carried out. You have carefully thought through the process that is being worked on but you will wait to share until you are confident you have resolved the issue.

3. You are objective & analytical and most likely:

  • Do not get overwhelmed when having to make difficult decisions.
  • Are able to work with others regardless of your personal differences.
  • Find information credible if there is logical and relevant evidence to back it up.
  • Are more unyielding than softhearted when discussing a matter you do not agree with.
  • Can take either side of a misunderstanding and give a convincing argument. (Just another chance to use your thinking)
  • Are more concerned with being just and straightforward when you have a difference of opinion, than spending effort on making people happy.
  • Find it possible to remain impartial and composed in scenarios when others get emotional. Even though others often mistakenly view this as insensitive and callous.

4. You are structured & decisive and most likely:

  • Have a place for everything and are not satisfied until everything is where it belongs. You have a special system for keeping things on your desk, on your walls, and in your files.
  • Are "SURE" that the world would be a better place if everyone would simply do what they’re supposed to do, when their supposed to do it.
  • Have your days scheduled and planned out before they start, and can get unnerved when things don’t go as planned.
  • Communicate to everyone that you don’t like surprises.
  • Make lists to stay structured, and cross things off as they are accomplished.
  • Have been accused of being angry when you are only expressing your opinion.
  • Like to work things through to completion and get them out of the way, even if you know you’re going to have to do it over again later to get it right.

John as a Ringleader at Work

You are the strong, quiet leader who prefers to work methodically, thoughtfully, and with focus. People value and respect your input and wisdom and do not hesitate to approach you for help with the complicated problems. You enjoy solving complex problems for your co-workers. However, you prefer providing guidance that helps them reach solutions on their own and this tends to make you even more valuable as a leader. You like a well-run ship and often go “above-and-beyond” to take on tasks and manage projects that contribute to efficiency. You are the go-to person for advice and wisdom when tough decisions need to be made.

John's Potential Weaknesses

Your high standards make it difficult for you to delegate tasks, especially to people you view as less capable. As a result, you often find yourself with a heavy workload; plus, you sometimes overlook opportunities to nurture potential of your team. Your preference for independent work, combined with your dislike of small talk and office “togetherness” can make you appear aloof or cold, so it’s important for you to make the effort to communicate often and well...and preferably in person. When you get frustrated – because you can be intense – it can be interpreted as anger or dislike, and cause hurt feelings or miscommunication among your coworkers.

John's Best Personality Details

These are your strongest and most valuable work personality character strengths. These define “who you are” at work in “big picture” terms, and offer insight into how others perceive you.

  1. Bold
  2. Introspective
  3. Honest
  4. Accountable
  5. Principled
  6. Focused
  7. Determined
  8. A great listener
  9. Reliable
  10. Witty

John's Top Business Points

Your Top Business Points details specific strengths and qualities unique to your work personality. These strengths deserve special consideration when determining if a specific job or career is a “best fit” for you. Does it allow you to utilize some or most of these strengths?

  1. Thorough and precise, with great attention to detail
  2. Able to inspire and conceptualize ideas
  3. Open-minded, considers all options and ideas from others
  4. Analytical and logical, makes decisions from facts rather than emotions
  5. Curious and inquisitive, asks important questions
  6. Respected by others
  7. Motivates others to maintain high standards
  8. Dedicated and loyal to the good of the company
  9. Self-assured
  10. Skilled at restructuring for efficiency

John's Communication Method

Communication Method describes the way your work personality communicates most naturally and effectively. This insight is important to understand about yourself and to implement in your work environment to achieve your best communication with others. It is also important to share with those you supervise or those who supervise you to achieve optimal effectiveness.

  1. You prefer talk with a purpose, and would rather listen before sharing.
  2. You depend on facts and principles to support your viewpoint.
  3. You’d rather communicate through email than in person, and one-on-one rather than in a group environment like meetings or conferences.
  4. Likes to use visual images when helping others understand
  5. You prefer to talk in absolutes rather than uncertainties; what is, rather than what might be.

John's Ideal Business Environment

Consider these specific factors unique to your work personality when evaluating a new position or career field. Will this new position fulfill these need for your personality?

You enjoy working with people who are very capable and who share your passion for excellence and quality. You also like to be challenged, because it allows you to gain new skills and knowledge, which is important to you.

  1. Gives you authority to make decisions that impact the end result
  2. Provides opportunities to take calculated risks
  3. Gives you flexibility to work alone or as part of team
  4. Provides a structured environment, with clear goals and expectations
  5. Is within a respectable company or industry that values forward momentum

John's Team Building Approach

How you work as part of a team is an important piece of who you are in the workplace. Knowing the unique value you bring to the team will help you understand how to maximize your assets in the group.

  1. Brings fresh perspectives and unique ideas
  2. Not afraid to speak up within the team, but will only do so when there is value to add.
  3. Works in accordance with the standards and principles of the organization.
  4. Looks to remove barriers to progress
  5. Not offended or hurt when you ideas are not chosen; you’ll work well and commit to the best option for the company, regardless of whose idea it was.

John's Management Practice

These are your most important strengths and characteristics when managing others. Everyone has a different management style. Understanding your strongest management qualities allows you to shape your leadership style to fit your work personality.

  1. You’re careful with delegation. You like to nurture good talent by thoughtfully assigning task-oriented responsibilities that will challenge and develop each team member according to their skills.
  2. You like your team to work within the game plan, yet still value contributions and ideas that are “outside the box.
  3. You expect your team to be accountable; you don’t like mistakes, but you recognize the value of learning from them.
  4. You start with strategic planning on every new project.
  5. Because your standards are so high, you tend to give praise sparingly. This can work for you or against you, depending on the work personalities of your team.

Famous People with work personality traits like John

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