People in the financial industry are the most likely professional group to cheat on their partner.
Bankers and brokers are the most likely to play away from home, followed by pilots and flight attendants and then doctors and nurses, a survey reveals.The findings come from a poll of more than 5,000 women who have or are currently cheating on their partner.
The poll also revealed that two out of three unfaithful women (65%) say they cheat at work.
But 85% said that they don’t recommend sleeping with a colleague.
The survey suggests suggests the most positive thing about having an affair with a colleague is that it makes work exciting, fun – and easier.
Top 10 cheating professional circles
Financial (Bankers, brokers, analysts, etc.)
Aviation (Pilots, flight attendants, flight pursers, etc.)
Healthcare (Doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, etc.)
Business (CEOs, managers, secretaries, etc.)
Sports (Athletes, instructors, representatives, etc.)
Arts (Musicians, models, actors, photographers, etc.)
Nightlife Industry (DJs, dancers, waiters, etc.)
Communication (Journalists, public relations, communicators, etc.)
Legal (Lawyers, secretaries, prosecutors, judges, etc.)
Cheaters said the workplace is also the easiest place to find someone that you connect with, and somewhere can hide and not need to go anywhere else.
But the most negative aspect of having an illicit liaison at work,according to nearly 70% of the women polled, is that there’s the potential for it to end badly – and you still have to work with that person.
More than one in five (21%) said that if rumours in the office start, there is a more likely chance that your partner will find out.
But only 10% were concerned for their careers, fearing that mixing work and pleasure could hamper their job performance.
The poll of 5,658 cheating women was conducted by Victoria Milan, a dating website for married and attached people looking to cheat.
‘Majority of cheaters would steer clear of mixing work with pleasure’
Sigurd Vedal, founder and chief executive of Victoria Milan, said the survey showed that people are more into having a great time and enjoying life than advancing their careers.
He said: “The survey clearly shows that even though there’s a risk to your career, having an affair at work makes life a lot more pleasant. “At the same time, the majority of cheaters would steer clear of mixing work with pleasure – not because it damages their career, but because they are at risk of being found out, or will feel uncomfortable.”