58% of employees who had a career in technology companies experienced Imposter Syndrome

As many as 58 percents of the people that a career in the technology world is experiencing the Imposter Syndrome, according to a study conducted by social media office in the dark.  Impostor Syndrome was first described in 1978 by psychologist Pauline Clance and Suzanne r. a. Imes. Both describe the syndrome as the feelings that make someone think that they are not clever, creative or not can afford even though evidence suggests otherwise, CNET report.

In 1978, the two psychologists studied 150 women found success as  "fraudsters " even though they have a good level of education, the Academy Awards, and recognition in the world of professional colleagues.

In 2011, a study released in the International Journal of Behavioral Science mentions that about 70 percent of people have experienced in their lives the Imposter Syndrome.  Anonymous social fingers Blind conducted a survey to determine how many of its users who feel not confident with his ability.

The user Blind consists of 44 thousand Microsoft employees, 29 thousand from Amazon, the 11 thousand from Google, 8 thousand of Uber, 7 thousands of Facebook and 6 thousand from Apple. Starting August 27, 2018, until 5 September 2018, Blind asking one question on its users:  "what you suffer from Impostor Syndrome ", and as much as 10,402 users answered that question.

Blind 57.55 percent found that users who answered claimed to suffer from Impostor Syndrome. As many as 72 percents of Expedia's workers say they experience the Imposter Syndrome. Expedia is the company with the largest number of employees who have experienced the syndrome of scammers. In contrast, only Apple employees 44.45 percent admitted to experiencing the syndrome. This is the lowest figure in the survey in the dark.


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