The social type is one of the six personality types included in the Holland Code model of personality.
Social types tend to be friendly, outgoing, generous and empathetic. Social types value cooperation and cohesion and find great joy in helping and inspiring and them.
Due to this, social types are likely to be satisfied in careers in nursing, teaching, therapy, counseling or customer services, as these careers allow social types to help others and promote cohesive relationships
It is important to note, that although you may share the most preferences with the social 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.
As social personality types are friendly and empathetic, they tend to strive in careers that involve social interaction and caring for others. As you can imagine, this includes careers such as teaching, nursing, counselling or management.
Social personality types are likely to struggle in careers that don’t involve working closely with others or helping them, such as farmers, carpenters or truck drivers.