Career Quotes for Job Seekers – Good-looking or attractive people may enjoy benefits in their pay

“Good-looking or attractive people may enjoy benefits in their pay. Hamermesh (2001) showed that, while controlling other factors that may affect wages such as education and work experience, males (females) with a more attractive appearance obtained wages approximately 17% (12%) higher than unattractive males (females).”

“Physical appearance is highly valued in many fields. Due to frequent interactions with customers and the goal of positive customer experience, the need for beauty in each employee’s appearance and demeanor is higher in service fields, such as receptionists, flight attendants, and sales representatives.”

“Attractiveness impacts employment decision making with the result that the more attractive an individual, the greater the likelihood is for that person to be hire.”