Psychopaths are typically difficult to spot. Unlike most movies, they actually appear completely normal on the outside. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, psychopaths are incredibly confident, have a knack for manipulating others, and are rare to diagnose. However, they do tend to go for common careers.
In his book “The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success”, British psychologist Kevin Dutton has listed the top 10 careers that psychopaths tend to gravitate to, and the ones they don’t. Because of their lack of empathy they’re not good at jobs such as nursing, teaching, etc.