What Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type Does At Their Office Holiday Party


ESFP: Hangs up mistletoe. Tries to ‘accidentally’ catch their office crush under it all night.

ISFJ: Set up the entire party and is lowkey stressed the whole time that the decorations are off or they forgot someone’s favorite kind of alcohol.

ESFJ: Memorizes the names, occupations and favorite past-times of everyone’s significant other within ten minutes of their arrival, and facilitates a host of new friendships between people who share similar interests.

ISFP: Shows up with the world’s most elaborate holiday sweater and goes viral on Instagram for it by the end of the night.

ENFP: Insists on Christmas-carol-themed Karaoke. Allows absolutely no one to opt out.

INFP: Hands out the heartfelt holiday cards they penned for everyone at the office, letting them know what they admire most about them.

ENFJ: Spends the night covertly trying to trap two coworkers who they just know would hit it off under the mistletoe that the ESFP hung up.

INFJ: Spends all day dreading the party, but perks up once they deliver the absolutely perfect Secret Santa gift that makes their coworker’s night.

ISTJ: Sneaks into the backroom to finish up some work they want to get out of the way for the next day.

ESTP: Convinces everyone to do fireball shots before they’ve even hung their coats up. Is single-handedly responsible for most of the office’s next-day hangover.

ESTJ: Is the most energetic person there, because they secretly got the biggest holiday bonus. Yells ‘cheers’ to their boss a suspicious amount.

ISTP: Takes full advantage of the open bar and talks more in one night than they have the rest of the year combined.

ENTP: Drunkenly brainstorms the BRILLIANT NEW FUTURE of the company with everyone who’s willing to listen to them.

INTP: Wanders in three hours late and endures a scolding from their ESFJ supervisor for failing to wear a holiday sweater.

ENTJ: Lowkey scouts the party for possible new investors or hires.

INTJ: Calculates precisely how much time they are required to stay at the party for in order to display their commitment to the company. Stays not a minute longer. TC mark

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