Character Analysis: The Jung Typology Test
The Jung typology test indicates that I am INTP (see appendix 1). I particularly scored highly as an introvert (31%) followed by perceiving (28%), intuitive (19%) and finally thinking (3%). These results majorly effects how I perform in my career and personal life. I am highly likely to thrive in careers and situations that require more of personal resourcefulness than in social situations. INTP are not very social people, they are analytical. They seek to understand why things happen. Sometimes their critical thinking and deep analytical tendencies may make them seem oblivion to what is happening around them. Such character traits may have a significant influence on their career choices and approach to life in general (Humanmetric, 2018).
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Underdeveloped social skills can hinder one development and growth (Hudson & Fraley, 2015). In the age of technology advancement, artificial intelligence, and internet of things (IOT), analytical and introverts may find their opportunities limited. An algorithm can easily replace them. The only skills computers are yet to replicate fully are social skills. Even social media cannot fully replicate these skills because human yearn for physical contact with another human being.
It would be therefore beneficial for even an INTP individual to develop skills that would enhance his or her social interaction. The test scores and the accompanying explanations suggested that underdeveloped social skills are some of the areas that INTP struggle with. I can confidently testify that I also struggled with these issues. Unfortunately, various studies have indicated that changing personality is not an easy task. It may actually be impossible for impatient people to see significant change in their personality (Hudson & Fraley,