Conflict of interest is defined as a situation in which a person’s profession, family, friendships, financial, or social factors could compromise his or her judgement, actions or decisions in a way that personally benefit them. A high profile example of conflict of interest in a professional setting is Insider Trading – a practice of purchasing and selling securities or stocks of publicly traded companies by someone who possess non-public information about the company’s stock and securities. Such conflict of interest can occur in other professions too as highlighted in the answers to the question What Two Jobs Are Fine On Their Own But Suspicious If You Work Both Of Them? posted on the AskReddit forum. We’ve posted some of the best answers below.