Social (Helpers)

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.

Social careers

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.

Career matches for Social's:

Career GuideCategory
AcupuncturistHealthcare
Administrative SupportBusiness
AnesthesiologistHealthcare
Athletic TrainerHealthcare
AudiologistHealthcare
Bus DriverTransportation & Logistics
Child PsychologistHealthcare
ChildcareHuman Services
ChiropractorHealthcare
ClergyHuman Services
Clinical PsychologistHealthcare
CounselorHealthcare
Customer ServiceBusiness
Daycare WorkerHuman Services
Dental AssistantHealthcare
Dental HygienistHealthcare
DentistHealthcare
Dietetic TechnicianHealthcare
DietitianHealthcare
Elementary School TeacherEducation
EpidemiologistScience & Tech
Event PlannerMarketing & Sales
Exercise PhysiologistHealthcare
Financial AdvisorFinance
Flight AttendantTransportation & Logistics
Forensic PsychologistHealthcare
HairdresserHuman Services
High School TeacherEducation
Home Healthcare AideHealthcare
Human ResourcesBusiness
Insurance AgentFinance
InternistHealthcare
InterpreterHuman Services
IT SupportComputers & IT
Kindergarten TeacherEducation
LibrarianEducation
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)Healthcare
Loan OfficerFinance
Massage TherapistHealthcare
Medical AssistantHealthcare
Medical SecretaryHealthcare
Medical TechnicianHealthcare
Middle School TeacherEducation
Mortgage Loan OfficerFinance
NannyHuman Services
Nurse MidwifeHealthcare
Nurse PractitionerHealthcare
Nursing Assistant (CNA)Healthcare
NutritionistHealthcare
Occupational TherapistHealthcare
Operations ManagerBusiness
Ophthalmic TechnicianHealthcare
OphthalmologistHealthcare
OpticianHealthcare
OptometristHealthcare
OrthodontistHealthcare
Paramedic (EMT)Public Services
PediatricianHealthcare
Personal TrainerHealthcare
PharmacistHealthcare
Physical TherapistHealthcare
Physical Therapist AssistantHealthcare
Physician (General)Healthcare
Physician AssistantHealthcare
PodiatristHealthcare
Police OfficerPublic Services
Preschool TeacherEducation
Probation OfficerPublic Services
PsychiatristHealthcare
PsychologistHealthcare
Recreational TherapistHealthcare
Registered Nurse (RN)Healthcare
Respiratory TherapistHealthcare
School AdministrationEducation
School NurseHealthcare
School PsychologistHealthcare
Server (Waiter/Waitress)Hospitality & Tourism
Sign Language InterpreterHuman Services
Special Education TeacherEducation
Speech PathologistHealthcare
Speech TherapistHealthcare
Teacher AssistantEducation
Teacher’s AideEducation
TherapistHealthcare
TutorEducation
Ultrasound TechnicianHealthcare