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Jung Personality Test

A Jung personality test measures personality with the 16 personality types of Carl Gustav Jung. For over 15 years, The Bridge Personality has been the most used Jung personality test by companies and organizations in many countries worldwide. You can order this test individually (per candidate) or you can get a cost-effective subscription on TestGroup's online assessment platform.

What is a Jung Personality Test?

The Jung Personality Test uses the 16 Jung Types that are based on the personality model developed by famous Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. A popular model in the field of personality psychology, it is often used to map behavioral preferences. Our Jung Test is a very reliable and valid personality test for gaining insight into Jung Types.

With a Jung Personality Test, you measure the 16 Jung Types.

This Jung Test (The Bridge Personality) is partly based on Carl Jung's personality theory and represents your personality via 4 dimensions. Together, the scores on these 4 dimensions create 16 Jung Types.

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Extraversion or Introversion:

Are you mainly focused on the outside world or on your own thoughts? People with a preference for Extraversion enjoy working with others and develop initiatives with others, whereas people with a preference for introversion like a quiet work environment and best develop ideas when they are alone.

Sensing or iNtuition:

Are you mainly interested in the facts, or do you like to imagine what is possible? People with a preference for Sensing typically prefer to work step-by-step on tasks for which they already know the method. People with a preference for intuition enjoy tackling new, creative projects.

Thinking or Feeling:

People with a preference for Thinking make decisions based on logical and objective reasoning. On the other hand, people with a preference for feeling make decisions based on personal ideals. People with a preference for feeling can also logically justify their decision, but only do so after they have consulted their personal values.

Judging or Perceiving:

People with a preference for Judging prefer to live structured lives, work according to a schedule, and focus on what needs to be done. People with a preference for perceiving instead like to live a bit more flexibly. They embrace change, are open to new experiences, and feel limited by rigid structure.

Jung Personality Test: The Bridge Personality

The Bridge Personality provides you with a comprehensive overview of your candidate's Jung Type. This Jung test is suitable for business use by companies, organizations, and governments.

Sample report of the Jung personality test

You can view a sample report of the Jung Personality Test here. This report first displays the scores on the 34 Big Five competencies. These competencies can be matched with almost any job profile. Next, the participant's Jung Type is shown. On the last page of the report, scores on 8 commonly-used competencies are displayed.

Sample page of the 16 Jung Types report

Order the Jung Personality Test

The Bridge Personality gives you a complete overview of your candidate’s Jung Type.

  • Can be ordered as a separate test (per candidate) or via your own account on the Bridge assessment platform;
  • Neat and comprehensive personality report;
  • Suitable for advice and selection;
  • To be used as a tailored report: select the desired competencies yourself;
  • Measure whether your candidate has been honest during the completion;
  • Available in 20 languages, including Dutch, English, German, French, and Spanish.
  • Can be used in combination with a 4-color personality test.

Overview of all 16 types in the Jung Personality Test

The Jung Personality Test, a widely recognized psychological tool, categorizes personalities into 16 distinct types based on four preference pairs. These pairs delineate how individuals typically direct energy (Extraversion [E] vs. Introversion [I]), process information (Sensing [S] vs. Intuition [N]), make decisions (Thinking [T] vs. Feeling [F]), and approach the external world (Judging [J] vs. Perceiving [P]). Most people naturally align more closely with one preference in each pair, reflecting their innate way of functioning, distinct from the roles they assume in daily life. When these preferences are combined—E or I, S or N, T or F, J or P—they form a four-letter code representing one of the 16 unique personality types, each with its own set of characteristics. These types serve as a framework for understanding human behavior and preferences in various aspects of life.

ISTJ:

Quiet and serious, ISTJs are known for their thoroughness and dependability. They approach life with a practical and realistic mindset, valuing responsibility and organization. They methodically work towards their goals, undeterred by distractions, and find satisfaction in structuring their work and personal life. Traditions and loyalty are of great importance to them.

ISFJ:

ISFJs are reserved yet friendly, conscientious, and responsible individuals. They are dedicated to fulfilling their duties and do so with accuracy and care. Loyal and considerate, they remember the details about those significant to them and are mindful of others' feelings. Their goal is to create a harmonious and orderly environment both at work and home.

INFJ:

INFJs seek deeper meaning in life, striving to understand the motivations behind people's actions. They are insightful and conscientious, with firm personal values. INFJs are visionaries, focused on serving the greater good and are organized and decisive in implementing their ideals.

INTJ:

INTJs possess original minds and are driven to realize their ideas and achieve their goals. They are adept at spotting patterns and developing long-term strategies. Committed and organized, they are skeptical, independent, and uphold high standards for themselves and others.

ISTP:

ISTPs are tolerant and flexible, often observing quietly until a problem arises, at which point they act swiftly to find solutions. They excel in analyzing and understanding the functionality of things, valuing efficiency and logic.

ISFP:

ISFPs are quiet, kind, and sensitive, enjoying the present moment and their surroundings. They prefer having their own space and time, are loyal to their values, and value harmony in their relationships, avoiding conflicts and not imposing their beliefs on others.

INFP:

INFPs are idealistic and loyal to their values and close relationships. They are curious and adept at spotting possibilities, often catalyzing the implementation of ideas. They seek to understand and help others reach their potential, being adaptable and flexible, except when their values are challenged.

INTP:

INTPs are driven to develop logical explanations for their interests. They are abstract thinkers and prefer ideas over social interaction. Quiet and adaptable, INTPs have a remarkable ability to focus deeply on solving specific problems, characterized by their skepticism and analytical nature.

ESTP:

ESTPs are pragmatic and focused on immediate results. They prefer action over theoretical concepts and are spontaneous, enjoying active moments with others. They value material comforts and learn best through practical engagement.

ESFP:

ESFPs are outgoing and accepting, celebrating life and its pleasures. They excel in cooperative endeavors and apply a realistic approach to their work, infusing it with fun. Adaptable and spontaneous, they thrive in new environments and learn best through hands-on experiences.

ENFP:

ENFPs are enthusiastic and imaginative, viewing life as full of possibilities. They make quick connections between events and information, seeking affirmation and readily offering support. They value spontaneity and improvisation in their approach to life.

ENTP:

ENTPs are quick-witted and inventive, excelling in solving new and challenging problems. They are strategic thinkers and skilled at reading people. Disinterested in routine, they continually seek new interests and experiences.

ESTJ:

ESTJs are practical, realistic, and decisive. They efficiently implement decisions and focus on results. They value organization and adherence to logical standards, being forthright in their pursuit of their plans.

ESFJ:

ESFJs are warm and cooperative, seeking harmony and working diligently to achieve it. They are loyal and attentive to others' needs, valuing appreciation for their contributions and efforts.

ENFJ:

ENFJs are empathetic and responsible, attuned to others' emotions and needs. They see the potential in everyone and aim to help others realize it, often inspiring growth in individuals and groups. They value sociability and effective leadership.

ENTJ:

ENTJs are frank and decisive leaders, adept at identifying inefficiencies and developing solutions. They enjoy long-term planning and are knowledgeable, sharing their insights with others. Assertive in their ideas, they lead with confidence.

How to use a Jung Personality Test for coaching

The Bridge Personality, inspired by the Jung Personality Test, is an awesome tool to understand both you and your clients more deeply. It's perfect for shaping your coaching methods based on your client's unique style. Here, we'll explore some handy ways to bring the 16 Jung Types into your coaching practice.

1. Enhancing self-awareness for coaches

  • Understanding personal dynamics: as a coach, decipher how your own Jungian type influences your coaching methodologies, interpersonal communication, and reactions.
  • Leveraging inherent strengths: align and innovate your coaching techniques based on inherent strengths. An ENFJ, for instance, is naturally inclined to inspire and motivate, while an ISTP may approach challenges with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Recognizing and addressing potential blind spots: actively work on any weaknesses or biases associated with your personality type to become a more effective and empathetic coach.

2. Tailored client assessment and personalized coaching techniques

  • Deep dive into client's persona: utilize the personality test as a diagnostic tool to delve deeper into your client's inherent motivations, hurdles, and aspirations.
  • Customized coaching: strategize and tailor coaching sessions to resonate with the client's personality type, ensuring alignment with their intrinsic values, preferences, and learning styles.
  • Technique adaptations: for a client with an ENTP profile, incorporate brainstorming and creative challenges into sessions. Conversely, an ISFJ may respond best to empathetic encouragement, clear structure, and steady progression.

3. Strengthening rapport and building trust

  • Emphasizing personality appreciation: actively show clients you comprehend and value their unique personality, thereby fostering trust.
  • Adapted communication: utilize language nuances, examples, and comparisons that resonate with your client's Jung Type. This can range from the metaphors you use to the pace and style of your communication.
  • Highlighting and harnessing strengths: regularly identify and build upon your client's strengths, providing constructive feedback to further bolster their confidence and progress.

4. Effective conflict resolution strategies

  • Acknowledge and embrace differences: being aware of different personality types can greatly ease and expedite the conflict resolution process, whether the disagreement is between the coach and client or amongst peers.
  • Tailored communication strategies: modify communication techniques based on involved parties' personality types. This can aid in fostering understanding and finding a middle ground.
  • Solution-oriented approach: use the insights from the personality types to help clients navigate conflicts, ensuring they understand different perspectives, which can lead to quicker, more harmonious resolutions.

Incorporating the Jung personality test in coaching can significantly enhance the effectiveness of sessions, foster deeper connections, and facilitate personal and professional growth for both the coach and the client.

How to organize a team workshop with a Jung Personality Test

What objectives are you aiming to reach with your team? Which aspects require enhancement, and where does your team need an additional push? The Bridge Personality team workshop offers teams the clarity they need to elevate their performance. With the team workshop: do-it-yourself kit, we provide every resource you'll need to facilitate your own team-building session. This workshop incorporates an individual Jung Personality Test for every team member, alongside a collective Jung Type team report for the entire group. The self-starter package comes equipped with all essential materials, allowing you to dive into the workshop immediately.

7 steps: how to deliver your 16 Jung Type team workshop

Understanding team dynamics through the lens of the Jung Personality Test can revolutionize teamwork. This guide will help you set up a workshop that enhances team communication, collaboration, and productivity by leveraging the insights from the Jung Personality Test.

1. Preparation of the venue (location)

  • Space selection: choose a conference room or a spacious area where participants can move freely for various activities.
  • Scheduling: book the workshop 1-2 weeks in advance. This allows team members to complete the personality assessment and acquaint themselves with the results before the workshop begins.
  • Materials: ensure you order the team workshop: do-it-yourself kit, which has all the materials you need for your team workshop (Jung Personality test for each team member, Jung team report, workshop sheets)

2. 16 Jung Type team workshop objectives

  • Clear goals: be precise about what you want to achieve. This could range from enhancing team communication to conflict resolution based on personality type insights.
  • Potential goals to consider: help participants recognize their strengths and challenges, improve interpersonal communication within the team, strengthen conflict resolution by understanding individual differences.

3. Team assessment

  • Pre-workshop assessment: encourage all participants to take the 16 Personality Test prior to the workshop. This provides foundational knowledge about their own personalities and prepares them for deeper discussions during the workshop.
  • Online convenience: use platforms like TestGroup's Bridge personality for seamless online testing, scoring, and result retrieval. Use the Bridge Personality team report to create a team assessment.

4. Gathering resources

  • Diverse materials: apart from the traditional slide presentations, include activities and interactive sessions to cater to various learning styles.

5. Rehearse the workshop

  • Practice: familiarize yourself with the content and flow by doing a full rehearsal. This ensures a smooth delivery on the actual day.
  • FAQ preparation: anticipate questions by going through FAQ's on Jung Types. This will allow you to address participants' queries confidently.

6. Workshop execution

  • Setup: arrive early to arrange the venue, ensuring it aligns with the planned activities.
  • Conduct: use the prepared materials to facilitate the workshop, engaging participants through discussions, activities, and Q&A sessions.

7. Post-workshop activities

  • Feedback collection: distribute feedback forms to gather insights from participants. Their suggestions can provide valuable inputs for future workshops and any follow-up sessions.

Organizing a team workshop centered around the Jung Personality Test can be transformative for team dynamics. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can effectively leverage the insights of the test to build a more cohesive, understanding, and productive team environment.

Are you looking for a test for recruitment or selection? Then try TestGroup's competency test, character test or online assessment.

This Jung Personality test is very well reviewed

The Bridge Personality is the most reliable way to measure Jung Types. It is the only Jung Personality Test available that has been validated by international scientific research.

An overview of the 16 Jung Types

In the provided chart, an outline of the 16 Jung Types is presented. Click on any of the Jung Types to explore its detailed description.

Sample report of the Jung Test

This Jung Personality test (The Bridge Personality) has been independently assessed as one of the most reliable ways to measure Jung Types. In the Jung Personality test report you will receive information about leadership, communication, stress management, and conflict management per Jung Type.

Team Worshop: Do-it-yourself kit

Video : 16 Jung Type team workshop

The team report from the Jung Personality Test promptly offers a comprehensive snapshot of the diverse personalities within your team, serving as an ideal foundation for a group session. This team workshop can enhance teamwork and elevate overall results. With the self-starter team workshop kit, you have the ability to facilitate your unique 16 Jung Type team session.

Frequently asked questions about the Jung Personality Test

  • What is the difference between a paid Jung personality test and a free test?

  • A professional Jung Personality Test such as The Bridge Personality has been scientifically developed and is used by companies and organizations. The test and its report are much more extensive than free Jung tests. Since the test is longer, the Jung Type listed in the report will also be much more reliable.

  • Does this Jung test also have a 4 color report?

  • Yes, of course! When using the Jung personality test from TestGroup, you can choose between a 16 Jung Types report or a 4-color report. We also have a report in which both the Jung Types and the 4 colors are included.

  • What is the difference between The Bridge Personality Jung test and the MBTI?

  • The Bridge Personality Jung test is much more comprehensive than the MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) due to the artificial intelligence included in the test. This technique is included in The Bridge Personality to ensure that the Jung Types are measured better and more reliably. In addition, The Bridge Personality also has a 4-color report (just like with Insights Discovery) and a team report, which cannot be used with the MBTI.

  • How can I order this Jung test?

  • You can order this test separately (per candidate) via the order page. If you intend to administer more than 10 tests per year, then we recommend created your own account on our assessment system; it will be a lot cheaper.

  • Does this test measure the 16 types of Carl Gustav Jung?

  • Yes, of course! Jung described 4 archetypes in his findings, and these 4 roughly correspond to the 4 dimensions in TestGroup's Jung Personality Test. These 4 dimensions are again subdivided into 16 Jung types.

  • What are Jung's personality types?

  • Carl Gustav Jung found in his research that there are 4 psychological (mental) functions: thinking, feeling, sensation and intuition. These correspond to the 4 dimensions in the Bridge Personality Jung Test. These 4 dimensions are then split into 16 personality types.

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