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The "successful psychopaths" at work

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HC Online | 01 Nov 2013, 12:00 AM Agree 0
Which professions are most likely to attract psychopaths? Some of the results might surprise you.
  • Anonymous | 01 Nov 2013, 05:14 PM Agree 0
    all employers need a good profiling process to help identify the psychopaths.
  • Marina Dzuba | 03 Nov 2013, 08:53 PM Agree 0
    Seems to me that the professions that are listed as favoured by psychopaths, are those that are associated with status, prestige and attention of others. Perhaps a degree of control over others. Not sure how civil servants fit in there, perhaps the opportunity to "climb the ladder" is attractive?

    On the other hand, many of the professions listed with "least" psychopaths seem to centre around looking after or caring for others, thus generally require some degree of empathy. Seeing that, (I understand) by definition of a psychopath is meant to be lack empathy, this is not surprising.
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