We surveyed 2,137 family social workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Family social workers are social and enterprising
Family social 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 enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.
If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a family social 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 family social worker break down:
The top personality traits of family social workers are social responsibility and agreeableness
Family social workers score highly on social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others. They also tend to be high on the measure of agreeableness, meaning that they are very sensitive to the needs of others and value harmony within a group.
Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average family social worker: