Career Quest Worksheet #1


Name: ______________________    Date: _________

WORKSHEET #1 – Keirsey Temperament Sorter

Part One

1.    What did you learn about yourself by completing the Keirsey Temperament Sorter?

2.   Are you surprised by anything you learned?  Explain.

3.   What is your personality type?

4.   List three traits from the personality type description that you feel best describe your personality.

5.   List one or two traits that you feel do NOT describe your personality.

6.   What type of career(s) do you think you are best suited for?



7.   List three specific jobs that might interest you in the future.



Name: ______________________    Date: __________

WORKSHEET #1 – Keirsey Temperament Sorter

Part Two



1.    Go back to the Keirsey main page and click on the “Four Temperaments” link (Artisan, Guardian, Idealist, Rational).  Select the link for your temperament type and read the description.  Next, select the link for “Famous People” and record the names of at least five famous people who have the same temperament type that you do. 

2.   Are you familiar with any of these people?

3.  In what way(s) do you identify with them?

4.    Review the “Quotes” section which can be found near the bottom of the temperament description page.  From the quotes listed, select one, record it along with the name of the author and explain the significance of the quote and how it relates to your life.

Name: ______________________    Date: _________

WORKSHEET #1 – Keirsey Temperament Sorter

Part Three


1.    Return to the Keirsey home page and select the link entitled “Work and Temperament”.  Read the introduction, and then click on the link for your temperament type.  List at least three career areas that you would be suited for.

2.   Compare these career choices with those you listed on Worksheet One, Part One.  Has anything changed?

3.   List at least two personality traits that you currently exhibit that would contribute to your success on the job.