Posted in HR | by: Kira Klaas

What Should Your Business Card Actually Say?

You’re constantly balancing a heighty stack of hats at work, and people rely on you to do everything under the sun (may as well throw the kitchen sink in there, too). It’s wild, crazy, and you wouldn’t have it any other way. What can your working style tell you about how you get things done and what you care about? Start by finding out what your business card should actually say. No, not the one in your wallet, but the one we’re about to give you after taking this quiz.  Then, read on to learn about your type along with the best resources for the way you roll.

Which one are you? 

The Culture Keeper

The Office Boss

The Talent Agent

The Cat Herder

The Filefighter

The Staple Hoarder

The Culture Keeper

A ball of energy, you’re keeping spirits up with traditions and celebrations.

The office would be pretty blah without you. You’re the 24/7 cheerleader, always exuding positive energy and good vibes. It’s up to you to remind your team of what really matters—birthday parties, pizza nights, and 100% participation on Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Oh yeah, and maybe getting a little work done, too.

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The Office Boss

Keeping your cool like an OG, you got 99 problems but HR ain’t one.

When you’re around, people do as they’re told. Sure, maybe they’re a little intimidated or your intensity flat-out freaks them out, but things sure get done when you’re in charge (which is always). Your confidence levels? Off the charts.

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The Talent Agent

A star yourself, you’re spotting talents and polishing them to a shine.

Staying on script is not your MO. You have a knack for recognizing where others sparkle, using your impeccable talent-spotting skills to bring out their brilliance. Ninety-nine percent of the awesomeness at work is a result of your mad directing skills. So much star power.

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The Cat Herder

Wrangling it all, you’re simply the cat’s meow.

The real reason your team has nine lives? It’s all because of you. Even with everyone dashing off in different directions, you smooth over hairy situations and accommodate finicky team members with grace. We aren’t kitten around when we say you have a way with cats, er, people.

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The File Fighter

HR is help and rescue. You’re a force to be reckoned with and people trust you to save the day.

The chief of calm and cool, you put out fires like it’s nobody’s business. Someone’s paycheck got stuck in a tree? Health benefits fell down a well? You’re on it! Responsible, reliable, and fueled by gallons of courage (and coffee), you hose down problems without ever breaking a sweat.

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The Staple Hoarder

A skeptical realist, you keep things real. (Almost too real?)

If someone tiptoes into your space, you might just implode. Keeping it together is not your strong suit, but people respect you for your honesty, humor, and ability to take work as it comes. It’s okay, you have all those office supplies stashed under your desk—you’ll find a way to staple things back together again.

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About Kira Klaas

Kira Klaas is on the marketing team at Gusto, and enables customers to learn, share their stories, and be a part of the business community through Gusto’s social media network. You can get in touch with Kira here.