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Good looks a plus?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:24 pm

All jokes aside, does being very good looking give you a boost when searching for a job?

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby lawfuture10 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:25 pm

Here's to hoping.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby flexityflex86 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:All jokes aside, does being very good looking give you a boost when searching for a job?

Depends on the job, and if the interviewer is the opposite sex of you.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby mpj_3050 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:27 pm

What if you have an okay face but great deltoid development?

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:27 pm

all jokes aside, this is a retarded question. that being said, i hope so

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby Knock » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:28 pm

Yes, there are numerous studies that show that attractive people are viewed more favorably.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby BlakcMajikc » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:28 pm

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby koalatriste » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:29 pm

does species factor in to it at all? definite URM species here.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby beach_terror » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:29 pm

Yeah, but you're probably not as good looking as you think.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:29 pm

mpj_3050 wrote:What if you have an okay face but great deltoid development?

Image

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby Moxie » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:30 pm

beach_terror wrote:Yeah, but you're probably not as good looking as you think.


TITCR.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby girlonfire » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:31 pm

If you're a woman, maybe not:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/ ... 977683.htm

or tl;dr:
pretty women dont get hired for "masculine jobs" but beat out ugly women in other areas of employment.

lulz.
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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby hokie » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:32 pm

when is it not??

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby lawfuture10 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:33 pm

girlonfire wrote:If you're a woman, maybe not:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/ ... 977683.htm


Good looks = positive for men.

Good looks = negative stigma for women. Women tend to be jealous of other good looking women, men tend to think the only reason you've accomplished anything was because it was handed to you due to your good looks.

I don't support the system, but this is reality.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:34 pm

girlonfire wrote:If you're a woman, maybe not:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/ ... 977683.htm


beach_terror wrote:Yeah, but you're probably not as good looking as you think.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:35 pm

lawfuture10 wrote:
girlonfire wrote:If you're a woman, maybe not:
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/ ... 977683.htm


Good looks = positive for men.

Good looks = negative stigma for women. Women tend to be jealous of other good looking women, men tend to think the only reason you've accomplished anything was because it was handed to you due to your good looks.

I don't support the system, but this is reality.


good thing men are doing the brunt of firm hiring. oh wait, RC fail.

good thing hot women have something to fall back on (baller husbands)
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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby fatduck » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:36 pm

no, but your tongue tornado will be.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby mpj_3050 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:36 pm

Erin Andrews?

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:37 pm

fatduck wrote:no, but your tongue tornado will be.

NINJA

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby fatduck » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:38 pm

paulinaporizkova wrote:
fatduck wrote:no, but your tongue tornado will be.

NINJA

Image

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby girlonfire » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:40 pm

fatduck wrote:no, but your tongue tornado will be.

i love it when fatduck shows up.

also, i think ppl cant help but be nicer to ppl they think are good looking.. regardless of sexual orientation or interest.
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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby loblaw » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:41 pm

This is not a stupid question. In forums where we nitpick every possible factor that will give people an edge, I think this is very legitimate. I don't think it is a mega-boost, but part of interviewing is projecting confidence and success, and they also look for people they would feel comfortable putting in front of a client. Good looks complement these characteristics. All other things being equal, if the decision is between Pageant Queen Patty and Hunchback Harry, I think we can guess who gets the job.

Unless you're in tax.

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:42 pm

girlonfire wrote:
fatduck wrote:no, but your tongue tornado will be.

i love it what fatduck shows up.

also, i think ppl can help but be nicer to ppl they think are good looking.. regardless of sexual orientation or interest.

for women, i think the opposite is true. personally, when i see a hot chick who knows she is hot, that bitch is getting the evil eye until she proves she is cool, or DTF.

did you mean can't instead of can?

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby Stonewall » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:43 pm

People favor those they wan to hookup with. So yeh if they are the opp sex

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Re: Good looks a plus?

Postby paulinaporizkova » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:44 pm

Stonewall wrote:People favor those they wan to hookup with. So yeh if they are the opp sex

quit it with those hipster abbreviations




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