The Anchor Archetype

Primary trait: conventional, secondary trait:

Anchors have an affinity for detail-oriented tasks that provide a lot of structure. Despite this typically antisocial activity, the Anchor is nurturing and caring. They enjoy being around other people where they can help or teach. Anchors are efficient and methodical. They prefer work that is structured and they dislike ambiguity.

Anchor holland code hexagon graph

Things they're good at

The Anchor is orderly, thorough, and detail-oriented. They are also social and enjoy helping others, teaching, and being part of a team. They usually prefer to work alone, but they are also social and like to be connected to people. Anchors like to work on something that has clear benefits to someone in need. They are organized and can be excellent leaders within a structured environment.

Things they can watch out for

Since the Anchor’s main concern typically revolves around being responsible for details and making others’ experiences more enjoyable, they tend to dislike times where they have to study, research, or develop new ways of doing things. It is typically in the Anchor’s nature to ensure that everything is running smoothly, on time, and to the highest of quality, which can mean that they don’t concern themselves with tasks that are unsystematic or exploratory.