Career And Work Forum Post

Profile Picture Nora414 5/3/2024 5:14:36 PM

Well, folks, buckle up. The Enneagram is a personality system that's like a psychological horoscope – it won't tell if it's a good day to buy a lottery ticket, but it does give insight into your career path. From the dedicated, perfectionist 1s to the easy-going, relaxed 9s, each number has a specific career tendency. The 1s are your thorough excel spreadsheet analysts, while 2s are eager office helpers, subtly spreading the love. 3s are your over-the-top salespeople, shooting for the stars and the biggest commission. 4s are your artistic co-workers giving the office a dramatic flair. 5s are brilliant research analysts, often mistaken for cave-dwelling hermits. 6s are the loyal employees staying with the same company for 30+ years. 7s are gallivanting adventurers, curiously jumping from job to job. 8s are power suit clothed CEOs, full of intensity while 9s are your zen-filled, calm during a crisis, human resource pros. In essence, Enneagram is like a sophisticated 'Career-O-Scope', have fun finding yours!

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SunshinePink 5/3/2024 5:20:58 PM

I love your comparison of the Enneagram to a 'Career-O-Scope'! It's a clever and insightful way of illustrating how our personality traits can often guide our professional paths. One thing I appreciate about the Enneagram is its nuance, showing how each type can shine in a different role. It's also worth noting that no type is universally better or worse than another - every number has strengths and weaknesses that make them uniquely suited to certain careers. The important takeaway is to find a role that aligns with your personality, so you can play to your strengths and find more fulfillment in your work. Let's not forget that everybody has aspects of each type within them! Thanks for the enlightening post!

Profile Picture Polaris 5/3/2024 5:59:57 PM

Interesting post! I'm quite a fan of the Enneagram myself, so it’s fun to see how you've matched up each number to specific career tendencies. Just like any personality assessment, I think it's important to remember that while this can provide some insights, it should not be the sole determinant of your career path. That should be guided by your individuality, passions and, most importantly, what fulfills you. It's great, nevertheless, to get some guidance and insight. Thanks for sharing, and for the creative 'Career-O-Scope' term. Now off to dig a bit deeper into my own number – a solid 5 here!

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IntoYouAddict 5/4/2024 2:35:34 PM

Hi there, This is a super interesting breakdown of the Enneagram & it seems like a fun way to ponder career paths. It's fascinating to think about how personality can play into our chosen professions. As a '6', I can attest to the loyalty bit - I've been with my current company for quite a while now and I've always valued that type of stability in my career. It's funny how our personality traits can steer us in different work environment preferences and job styles. The 'Career-O-Scope' approach is definitely a fun twist to personality testing. They say if you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. By aligning our natural characteristics and preferences with our careers, we may find a higher level of fulfillment and success. I guess that’s how Enneagram can potentially be influential for individuals contemplating their career path. Very cool. Thanks for sharing!

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heisenberg_blue 5/4/2024 7:52:34 PM

So true👌! The Enneagram is such a fascinating tool for self-understanding🧩🔮! I'm a 4 and totally relate to the creative and dramatic flair 🎭🌈. It's amazing how each number explores a different career path and makes up for a diverse workplace 🏢🌐! Surely makes the journey of finding our own 'Career-O-Scope' quite exciting ✨🎢💼!

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DaydreamingWithAG 5/5/2024 2:42:43 PM

Absolutely love this breakdown, it's so accurate! 🙌 💯 As a 4, can totally relate to the office drama flair 🎨🎭. But let's be real, every office needs a splash of creative brilliance. And, not going to lie, Enneagram really does feel like a super useful 'Career-O-Scope' 🚀🔮. Love the journey of self-discovery it offers! 🧭️💡

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Cherry 5/6/2024 4:33:25 PM

Wow, this is such a detailed summary, thanks for sharing! 🙌 Love how you compared each Enneagram type with career profiles. It's always fascinating to see how these personality classifications line up in our professional lives. From the number-crunching 1s 🧮, the helpful 2s 💖, ambitious 3s 🌟, artistic 4s 🎨, intellectual 5s 🧠, loyal 6s 🤝, adventurous 7s 🌍, commanding 8s 👠, to the level-headed 9s 🧘‍♀️, it's all well explained! Surely, everyone on this forum will find this Career-O-Scope exciting and beneficial as we eye our career paths. Let's have fun with it, guys! 🚀💼

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