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5 personalities potential in the office

Studying the working population will benefit productivity.

Although there are studies that reveal that the generational mix does not have a greater impact on the execution of activities in the company, on the other hand, it is a fact that knowing how each person performs better in the responsibilities of the day has an impact on optimal performance and work satisfaction.

As we mentioned in a previous article, personality studies for the corporate model are based on the Myers-Briggs test, which is inspired by Carl Jung's theory of personality attributes. At first, there were a greater number of personalities, but today, for the work environment, five groups of personalities have been established, ranging from those with more dominant traits to the calmest; extroverted, introverted, conscientious, sympathetic, and neurotic.



The most obvious and predominant personality split is that of extroverts and introverts. Being the current trend to work in open offices and collaborative spaces, people with extroverted personalities have an advantage over introverts to feel more comfortable during the working day, so it is a fact that today's offices are focusing on the spectrum of extroversion. In contrast to this, introverts prefer work environments that are familiar to them and where they can go about their daily routines comfortably.

Conscientious are people with a strong focus on community activities and a strong sense of leadership, they are multifunctional and can function in standard and open offices. On the negative side, they can be more enthusiastic than necessary, as well as have a free and independent spirit that, contrary to what might be expected from this type of personality, could generate some friction between team members.



People who fall into the likable box can range from extroverts to introverts, but one of their many personality advantages is that they can quickly adapt to changes and people. They are people who are almost naturally given to socializing, but at the same time, they like to have their personal space to focus and reconnect naturally. They are the best at producing flexible workspaces and tend to be more imaginative and creative.

Neurotics, against all odds, can be beneficial to the office because of their perfectionist and nervous nature. Although not the best at working in stressful situations, people who suffer from certain levels of neuroticism are especially good at identifying threats, not taking unnecessary risks, taking responsibility, and exceeding expectations by putting in 101 percent effort.