Enterprising (persuaders)

The enterprising type is one of the six personality types included in the Holland Code model of personality.

Enterprising types tend to be adventurous and enthusiastic. These types tend to have a natural ability to lead others and are often incredibly persuasive, meaning they are good at selling things.

Enterprising types likely be satisfied and fulfilled in sales careers, or in a career as a politician, as a real estate agent, fundraiser, actuary or in human resources as they careers promote sales and persuasiveness.

It is important to note, that although you may share the most preferences with the enterprising type, you are very likely to share interests with the other personality types. The Holland Code ranks how you relate to each personality type to give you one of 720 unique personality types.

Enterprising careers

As the enterprising personality types tend to have the natural ability to lead and they tend to thrive in social careers that allow them to be energetic and enthusiastic. This includes careers in sales, management, real estate, travel or law.

Enterprising personalities are likely to suffer in careers that are intellectual or scientific. For example, biologists, dentists, programmers or meteorologists.

Career matches for Enterprising's:

Career GuideCategory
Actor/ActressMedia & Film
Administrative SupportBusiness
Air Traffic ControllerTransportation & Logistics
Art DirectorMarketing & Sales
Bank TellerFinance
ChefHospitality & Tourism
Claims AdjusterFinance
ClergyHuman Services
Computer NetworkingComputers & IT
Construction ManagerConstruction
CopywriterMarketing & Sales
Correctional OfficerPublic Services
Court ReporterLegal
CuratorArts & Humanities
Customer ServiceBusiness
DetectivePublic Services
DirectorMedia & Film
EditorMedia & Film
Event PlannerMarketing & Sales
Fashion DesignerArts & Humanities
FilmmakerMedia & Film
Financial AdvisorFinance
Financial AnalystFinance
Flight AttendantTransportation & Logistics
Forensic AccountantFinance
FundraiserMarketing & Sales
General ContractorConstruction
Graphic DesignerMarketing & Sales
HairdresserHuman Services
High School TeacherEducation
Human ResourcesBusiness
Industrial – Organizational PsychologistBusiness
Industrial EngineerEngineering
Insurance AgentFinance
Insurance UnderwriterFinance
Interior DesignerArts & Humanities
Investment BankerFinance
IT Project ManagerComputers & IT
JournalistMedia & Film
Landscape ArchitectConstruction
Law ClerkLegal
Legal SecretaryLegal
Loan OfficerFinance
Logistics ManagerTransportation & Logistics
Management ConsultantBusiness
Marketing ManagerMarketing & Sales
Medical Billing & CodingHealthcare
ModelMedia & Film
Mortgage Loan OfficerFinance
NannyHuman Services
Operations ManagerBusiness
Pastry ChefHospitality & Tourism
Personal Driver (Uber, Lyft)Transportation & Logistics
Personal TrainerHealthcare
Police OfficerPublic Services
Private InvestigatorPublic Services
Probation OfficerPublic Services
ProducerMedia & Film
Purchasing ManagerBusiness
Real Estate Agent (Realtor)Marketing & Sales
Sales ManagerMarketing & Sales
Sales RepresentativeMarketing & Sales
School AdministrationEducation
Security GuardPublic Services
Server (Waiter/Waitress)Hospitality & Tourism
Travel AgentHospitality & Tourism
Warehouse ManagerTransportation & Logistics