Button showing picture of several people from different careers.
Button - Photo of several college students sitting at a table.
Button - Photo of High School Students taking a test.
Button - Photo of Business People Talking.
Button - Photo of woman thinking.
Button - Photo of Business People sitting around table talking.
Button - Image of Building Architect looking at Building Plans.
Button - Image of man and woman talking.
Button - Image of people shaking hands.
Button - Photo of two men and two women talking while seated at a table.

MBTI® Test ESFJ Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 

Strong Interest Inventory General Occupational Theme Code Conventional, Enterprising, Social  (CES) (GOT)

Becoming educated by the knowledge of your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) personality type can be of great service in aiding you to make an informed decision in what career to pursue. As an ESFJ, your Extraverted preference can be of good value in an occupation such as Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerk. This is due to the fact that Extroverts generally do not tire from engaging with many different people on a regular basis throughout a workday, in fact the extroverted type gains energy from doing so, something that is quite essential in this ESFJ career. Additionally, ESFJ personality types often feel a sense of personal accountability to others and are usually very keen to help in any way they can. This is part of the essence of the Extroverted-Feeling-Sensing-Judging (ESFJ) personality type and another positive ESFJ attribute when functioning in this occupation. (Myers, CPP. 1998)

Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

On any given day, persons in a hotel, motel, and resort desk clerk ESFJ career position often find themselves performing a large range of different tasks at their respective establishments. These tasks can include posting charges for rooms, food, liquor or other hotel or resort charges to ledgers either manually or via a computer system. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks are also known to record guest comments or complaints, referring customers to hotel or resort assistant managers or managers as necessary. They also spend a fair amount of their time greeting, registering, and assigning rooms to guests. Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks also contact housekeeping or maintenance staff when guests report issues or request special or additional services. They can also be found performing bookkeeping activities, such as balancing accounts and conducting nightly audits. Similarly, they verify customers’ credit, and establish how the customer will pay for their accommodations.

The variety of tools necessary to complete these tasks include Automated Attendant Systems, Premise Branch Exchange Systems (PBX), and Automatic Call Distributors (ACD). There is a degree of software used in this occupation that includes Office Suite Software such as Microsoft Office- Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as Microsoft Publisher. Facilities Management Software is often used depending upon your location, including ASI FrontDesk, InnQuest roomMaster, Ramesys Hotel Software or Resort Data Processing Software.

Some areas of importance for a career as a hotel, motel, and resort desk clerk include mathematics, computers and electronics, and knowledge of clerical procedures and systems. Likewise, certain skills are very important for these ESFJ careers, including strong customer service skills; being socially perceptive and responsive to others’ needs and wants while also being able to convey information to others effectively.

A career in hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks generally requires a high school diploma, related on-the-job experience, in addition to several months of on-the-job training.

Below are employment trends for hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks:

  • Median wage: $9.91 hourly, $20,610 annually
  • Employment: 232,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2012-2022): Average (8% to 14%)
  • Projected job openings (2012-2022): 141,500

Visit Our MBTI® About Page and Our ESFJ Personality Type Page For Detailed Information on The ESFJ Personality Type

Visit Our Strong Interest Inventory® Resource Page To Learn About The SCR (GOT)

ESFJ Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular ESFJ Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Hotel, Motel, or Resort Clerk, Kindergarten Teacher, Meeting, Convention, or Event Planner, Personal or Home Care Aide, Radiologic Technologist, Receptionist or Information Clerk, Registered Nurse, Secretary, Teacher Assistant, and Teller.

Discover and Match your personality type with your occupational pursuits and discover your best fit career with these detailed Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Career Reports

  • MBTI® Career Report

    $59.95 Add to cart

    Find your best occupational match with this easy-to-read Myers-Briggs® test graphic report

    Choosing a career path can be difficult. The revised MBTI® Career Report helps point the way by showing you how your type affects your career exploration and discusses the benefits of choosing a job that is a good fit for your type. By taking the Myers-Briggs test  you also explore preferred work tasks and work environments—as well as most popular and least popular occupations—for any type and receive strategies for improving job satisfaction. This completely updated report includes expanded coverage of popular fields such as business, health care, computer technology, and high-level executive and management occupations. It is based on four-letter type results and can be generated using your reported type or verified type.

    Download sample MBTI® Career Report

 

  • Strong Interest Inventory® & MBTI® Combined Career Report + Strong Profile

    $84.95 Add to cart

    Use knowledge about your interests, preferences and personality type to start your optimal career and formulate a plan to achieve your dream job.

    With the information obtained about yourself from your MBTI® personality type and your Strong Interest Inventory® Report, you’ll learn about how your personality, as well as your interests and preferences, can be used in your life and career to provide fulfillment and happiness. Discover occupations that work with what you like and enjoy, and learn how your personality influences your mental processes and preferences.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® & MBTI® Combined Career Report Plus Strong Profile
    Download sample Strong Profile

 

 

  • MBTI® Step II™ Profile

    $79.95 Add to cart

    Further investigate the intricacies of your personality with this detailed report of your MBTI® type and its features.

    The MBTI® Step II™ Profile further dissects your MBTI® type, providing you with more in-depth information on your personality and preferences. Four pages of detailed graphs show why you received the Myers-Briggs® test four-letter type that you did (given at the beginning of the profile), and what it is about yourself that makes you that type (five detailed subcategories, or facets, for each letter). The information gained from the MBTI Step II Profile can be beneficial to your work life, your relationships, your home life, and your schooling.

    Download sample MBTI® Step II™ Profile

 
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report

    $62.50 Add to cart

    Delve deeper into what your interests, hobbies, favorite topics, and locations can mean for your career and personal life with the help of this extensive and personalized Strong profile.

    Your Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report starts with the same foundational information found in the Strong Interest Inventory Profile, but goes even further into analyzing your likes and dislikes by offering you a detailed look at how following your interests and preferences can help you lead a more fulfilling, satisfied life. The report presents you with the closest matched occupations for people with your interests, an in-depth breakdown of certain areas matched to your Strong Interest Inventory test results, and insight into your likes and dislikes.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report

 
  • Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile

    $57.95 Add to cart

    Discover which abilities and interests you feel best about so that you may apply them to your work and home life.

    Your preferences and skills are directly linked to your happiness—wouldn’t you like to know what they are, and how assured you are in your ability to perform them? The Strong Interest Inventory® Profile with Skills Confidence offers you a breakdown of your interests in work, play, academia, and communication styles, with the added bonus of showing you how confident you are in certain abilities and comparing them to your mapped-out interests and skills. The profile aids in understanding how this confidence is affecting your career and personal life, and whether you should seek new paths that align more with your beliefs in yourself—after all, success and satisfaction in a career is connected to one’s faith in their own abilities.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile

 
  • Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile + Strong Interpretive Report

    $72.50 Add to cart

    Discover your interests and preferences as well as your confidence in your abilities to use these interests to your advantage.

    Your strengths, interests, and preferences, when understood and well known, can lead you toward a successful and satisfying career. With this custom package, you’ll learn which occupations, strengths, and skills work best with your likes and dislikes and how confident you are in your ability to fulfill the needs of certain occupations, allowing you to formulate a career path that you’ll enjoy for years to come with the help of the Strong Interest Inventory test.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile + Strong Interpretive Report

 

Learn More About the MBTI ESFJ Personality Type

Explore additional information that delves deeper into the ESFJ Personality Type by examining various personality and career based subjects:

Click on a link below to read more about different MBTI Personality Types

ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP
ISTP ISFP INFP INTP ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ

 

References

  1. Introduction to Type (Isabel Briggs Myers, 1998, CPP Inc.)
  1. Introduction to Type and Careers (Allen L. Hammer, 2007, CPP Inc.)
  1. Summary Report for: 43-4081.00 – Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks. (2012). Retrieved August 5, 2014, from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-4081.00