We surveyed 753 community health workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Community health workers are social and investigative
Community health workers tend to be predominantly social individuals, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people. They also tend to be investigative, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts.
If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a community health worker. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.
Here’s how the Holland codes of the average community health worker break down:
The top personality traits of community health workers are openness and extraversion
Community health workers score highly on openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety. They also tend to be high on the measure of extraversion, meaning that they rely on external stimuli to be happy, such as people or exciting surroundings.
Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average community health worker: