ESFJ—The Provider

ESFJ, The Provider.

Most harmonizing, sociable, hospitable, and sympathetic

12% of U.S. population

Traits: Gracious; gentle; caring; motherly; “hosts and hostesses of the world”; appropriate behavior and dress; home is center of the universe; very loyal; drive for harmony; puts others’ (mate’s) needs before own; helpful; cooperative; eager to please and serve; wants conflict settled fast; needs harmony; people person; needs to be needed and loved; sentimental; very family-oriented; social contributor; yearns for belonging; friendly; personable; expressive; respects authority; highly sensitive; emotional; traditional family values

Occupations: Service occupations: event planner, nurse, public school teacher, clergy, psychologist, salesperson

Examples: Dwight Eisenhower, Felix Unger (The Odd Couple)