We surveyed 393 detectives to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.
Detectives are investigative and enterprising
Detectives tend to be predominantly investigative individuals, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.
If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a detective. However, if you are artistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.
Here’s how the Holland codes of the average detective break down: