1. Human Resources Manager
Human resources managers coordinate the administrative functions of organizations. They are the liaison between management and staff, and they oversee the recruitment and hiring of new employees. ENFJs who are not afraid to stand up and speak for others would do well in this leadership role.
ENFJs feel most satisfied knowing they have helped other people. As human resources managers, they will help resolve issues between employees and management. Human resources managers need at least a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or another related field, and relevant work experience.
Fundraisers raise money for a cause or organization by coordinating events and designing campaigns. They encourage support of an organization’s philanthropy. This is an excellent role for ENFJs because they are good at motivating people and they are not afraid to step into leadership positions. As fundraisers, ENFJs would use their multitasking skills to check emails, recruit volunteers for events, and create e-newsletters about their work.
Fundraisers also spend time writing thank you notes to volunteers and donors. This may be a suitable career for an ENFJ who takes pride in pushing others to help achieve a common goal. Fundraisers need at least a bachelor’s degree in any field. Concentrations in business and communications may be helpful.
3. Training and Development Manager
Training and development managers coordinate programs to increase the knowledge and technical skills of an organization’s employees. They teach supervisors to use an organization’s resources efficiently when training employees. They provide supervisors with materials and course content that are relevant to training programs.
A career as a training and development manager requires cooperation and leadership skills because the job involves meeting with other department managers to identify areas where employees need training. ENFJs are excellent leaders who enjoy motivating others and therefore strong candidates for this position. Training and development managers need a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, education, or a related field, and relevant work experience.
4. Human Resources Specialist
Human resources specialists handle relationships and conflicts between employees and management. They are also in charge of training and compensation and benefits. They are responsible for recruiting, screening, and interviewing new workers. When they are not hiring new employees, human resources specialists spend their days preparing or maintaining employment records within their companies. Sometimes they address employee concerns and issues such as harassment allegations or management complaints.
ENFJs enjoy looking out for the well-being of others, a trait that makes them strong candidates for human resources specialists. ENFJs also cooperate well with others, an essential aspect of this role. Human resources specialists need at least a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or another related field.
Neurologists specialize in the study of the nervous system. They diagnose and treat health issues related to the brain, spinal cord, and other components of the nervous system. Each day, neurologists meet with patients to gather information, order tests, and make diagnoses. ENFJs in this role would make decisions based on their intuition and would be able to express their innate concern for others.
Neurologists must have a bachelor’s degree, pass the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), and complete four years of medical school. Additionally, they need finish a year-long internship and a three-year neurology residency program.
2. Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical nurse specialists support the nurses who provide bedside care for patients. They work to improve patient outcomes by ensuring that the most effective nursing practices are followed while keeping costs low. ENFJs make excellent clinical nurse specialists due to their ability to lead others and their altruistic qualities. Clinical nurse specialists identify gaps in quality health care delivery. ENFJs’ intuition will help them succeed in this work.
Clinical nurse specialists are advanced practice registered nurses who have completed at least a master’s degree in nursing. Additionally, they are trained in their chosen specialty area.
3. Sports Medicine Physician
Sports medicine physicians specialize in treating athletic injuries. They primarily work with athletes and sports teams and can perform either surgical or non-surgical procedures. Their daily tasks include treating injuries related to the musculoskeletal system and ordering laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging procedures. They also communicate with athletes about the impact of injuries on athletic performance.
ENFJs work well with others and are good advisors. They would do well as sports medicine physicians. Sports medicine physicians have a bachelor's degree and complete four years of medical school. After medical school, graduates must complete residency programs. They may choose to specialize in orthopedic surgery or sports medicine.
4. Registered Nurse
Registered nurses provide and coordinate patient care in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. They may choose to specialize and work in a variety of departments, including pediatrics, oncology, and geriatrics. Nurses, under the direction of a doctor, are responsible for observing patients, administering medications, and providing patients’ families with information on continuing proper treatment at home. The job requires frequent interpersonal communication and tolerance for others.
ENFJs in this role enjoy supporting those in need and working with teams. Registered nurses need to complete an approved nursing program with either a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN), an associate degree in nursing (ADN), or a diploma. They must pass the NCLEX exam in order to be licensed.
1. Director, Religious Activities and Education
Directors of religious activities and education work with religious organizations to promote awareness and education about the values and activities of a particular denominational group. Additionally, they may counsel individuals with marital, financial, and religious questions. Religious education directors also collaborate with other ministry members to develop education programs. ENFJs would enjoy the leadership and communication that come with this role.
ENFJs are strong candidates for this work, because it allows them to provide leadership and service to their communities. Religious education directors have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in religious education or a related field. A master’s degree in theology is recommended.
2. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
Mental health and substance abuse social workers advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, and other mental or behavioral problems. They are responsible for providing treatment and support to help people recover from addiction and manage behavioral disorders. Counselors spend their days evaluating individual clients’ needs and recommending treatment plans. They also work to help patients identify and overcome obstacles that may prevent optimal recovery.
This work requires cooperation and concern for the well-being of others. This suits ENFJs who are interested in social work or counseling. A master’s degree and an internship in a related field are typically required to become a mental heath and substance abuse social worker.
Members of a clergy lead religious worship and other activities or practices associated with a particular religious faith or denomination. They also provide people with spiritual and moral guidance. Clergy are responsible for administrative duties, fundraising, and delivering sermons. They work with many parts of their religious organization and may delegate duties to other members while they focus on delivering sermons.
ENFJs who are willing to lead and speak up for what they believe in will find a career as a clergy member rewarding. A clergy member’s education depends on religious and denominational affiliation. For example, training for the Catholic priesthood includes four years studying at a Catholic seminary and usually includes courses in homiletics (preaching), religious laws, and counseling.
4. School Psychologist
School psychologists advise students and teachers to help them succeed in academic and professional pursuits. They help youth succeed academically and socially by offering solutions for mental health issues, unhealthy behavioral habits, and learning deficiencies. School psychologists also administer psychological tests and discuss results with teachers and parents.
ENFJs are strong candidates for jobs as school psychologists because they have strong interpersonal and cooperative skills, and they care about the well-being of others. A bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in school psychology are necessary for a career as a school psychologist. After completing a graduate program, one must attain the Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) certificate and become licensed.
1. Park Naturalist
A park naturalist provides historic and scientific information about a park. On a typical workday, they create presentations and deliver them to the public. They may also coordinate activities for the public to participate in. Park naturalists sometimes serve as guest speakers in classrooms and take students on nature walks or camping trips. ENFJs who love interacting with the public, organizing and leading activities, and have a genuine interest in helping others are strong candidates for park naturalist positions.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, biology, or a related field is needed to become a park naturalist. Volunteer work for parks and recreational sites is helpful.
2. Urban and Regional Planner
Urban and regional planners are in charge of helping communities adapt to changing economic, social, and environmental situations. They are involved in planning homeless shelters and new business locations. They present potential projects to communities that may be impacted by the changes. ENFJs are strong candidates for this work because it requires effective communication between public officials, planning commissions, and citizens in order to make change.
Urban and regional planners need to attain at least a master’s degree from an accredited planning program.
3. Agricultural Technician
Agricultural technicians are responsible for measuring and analyzing the quality of food and agricultural products. Their duties include testing the safety of ingredients in animal feed and identifying health risks in animal and crop specimens. They create reports on test results and present findings to agricultural and food scientists.
ENFJs love keeping people safe and satisfied. This makes a career as an agricultural technician rewarding for ENFJs. ENFJs in this role will also be able to coordinate with others and lead a team toward a common goal. Agricultural technicians typically need at least an associate degree in biology, chemistry, crop or animal science, or a related field.
4. Geothermal Production Manager
Geothermal production managers maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment at geothermal power generation facilities to ensure safety and efficiency. On a daily basis, they manage other employees at the facility. They must stay updated about the condition of the geothermal plant equipment and the overall facility.
ENFJs interested in working at geothermal power plants are great candidates for this position. ENFJs have a strong concern for others, and this job requires constantly watching for safety issues. Geothermal production managers require additional training after completing a degree at a vocational school or an associate degree.
1. Recreation Worker
Recreation workers create and lead activities for summer camps, community centers, care facilities, and other groups. Some activities include making arts and crafts, putting on plays and musical performances, and playing sports. Recreation workers manage the daily operations of recreational facilities and resolve complaints by participants.
ENFJs in this role enjoy leading group activities and making sure participants are enjoying themselves while staying active. Education requirements vary depending on job, but recreation workers typically need at least a high school diploma or equivalent and on-the-job training.
2. Spa Manager
Spa managers oversee the activities of spa facilities. They schedule staff, coordinate membership programs, and maintain client databases. They are responsible for answering client questions and responding to complaints. Spa managers establish and maintain relationships with clients and staff. Spa managers need excellent customer service skills.
ENFJs who like leadership roles, meeting new people, and providing assistance and care for others make successful spa managers. Spa managers usually hold an undergraduate degree in hospitality management. There are also certificate programs that train students to become estheticians or spa specialists.
3. Food Service Manager
Food service managers oversee the daily operations of establishments that serve food and beverages. They are responsible for ensuring that customers are satisfied with their dining experience and that establishments are profitable. They hire and train employees, order ingredients and supplies, and enforce food safety standards.
ENFJs enjoy leading others in fast-paced environments. In this position they are able to utilize their concern for others to keep customers happy. Food service managers need a degree from a vocational or culinary school and additional work experience in the food service industry.
4. Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector
Refuse and recyclable material collectors may work for local governments or private companies and are responsible for making sure recycled goods are transported from homes to recycling centers. Their daily duties include collecting, sorting, and documenting materials processed in recycling centers. They oversee staff at recycling facilities and communicate with public officials and clients to determine the best recycling processes.
ENFJs make good recyclable material collectors due to their leadership skills and ability to coordinate with a team of workers. Recycling coordinators do not need any formal education, but may benefit from previous management experience.
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