It Pays to Look Good at Work

Studies have shown that attractive people are usually hired sooner, get promotions more quickly, and are paid more than their less attractive co-workers. Attractive people earn an average of 3 or 4 per cent more than people with below-average looks, according to Daniel Hamermesh, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin and author of the book Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful. Researchers have studied the concept of beauty as a factor in a person's success [...]

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