INFPs are sensitive, caring, and compassionate, and are deeply concerned with the personal growth of themselves and others. INFPs are both idealists and perfectionists. They possess strong value systems, are future-oriented, creative, and highly religious or philosophical individuals.Individualistic and nonjudgmental, INFPs believe that each person must find their own path. They enjoy spending time exploring their own ideas and values, and are gently encouraging to others to do the same. Driven to meet the needs of others, INFPs tend to choose creative or human service-oriented careers that allow them to use their instinctive sense of empathy and remarkable communication skills.


  • Most Value: Empathy

  • Appear to Others as: Passionate, Intuitive, Creative

  • Strengths: Idealism, integrity, compromise, dedication

  • Areas for Growth: Sensitivity, impracticality, selflessness, vulnerability

Other Characteristics:

  • Quiet

  • Reflective

  • Strategic

  • Future-Oriented

  • Empathetic

  • Cooperative

  • Loyal

  • Flexible

  • Curious

  • Informal


Common Careers: 

Arts, Design, and Communications

Community and Social Service

Business and Management

Science and Health Care


Education and Library


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