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INVESTIGATIVE Occupational Personality Type

INVESTIGATIVE occupational personality types tend to focus on ideas. They enjoy collecting and analyzing data and information. They are curious and tend to be creative and original. Investigative types are task oriented, and tend to prefer loosely structured situations with minimal rules or regulations, although some structure contributes to their creativity.

  • Characteristics: Reserved, independent, analytical, logical
  • Problem Solving: Prefers to think through, rather than act out problems.
  • Biologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Chiropractor
  • Mathematician
  • College Professor
  • Dentist
  • Sociologist
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Geology
  • Thoughtful
  • Analytical
  • Intellectual
  • Complex
  • Independent
  • Self-motivated
  • Curious
  • Original
  • Nonconforming
  • Introspective
  • Reserved
  • Problem Solving
  • Insightful
  • Critical
  • Rational
  • Analyzing
  • Inquiring
  • Researching
  • New ideas
  • Originality
  • Independence
  • Innovative thinking
  • Abstract mental challenges
  • Intelligence
  • Academic achievement
  • Intellectual problem solving
  • Fixing/Repairing
  • Solving abstract problems
  • Performing ambiguous tasks
  • Conducting research
  • Working independently
  • Teaching
  • Research-oriented
  • Scientific
  • Scholarly
  • Unstructured
  • Task-oriented
  • Indoors
  • Scientific investigation
  • Researching
  • Analyzing
  • Writing technical documents
  • Performing mathematics
  • Solving complex problems
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