Using good looks to get ahead?

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kapachino
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Re: Using good looks to get ahead?

Postby kapachino » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:what?! how 'hot' did they want you to be?
there are a lot more non-hotties than their are hotties.



I bet if I looked like the chick in my avatar, I'd be running that place now. :lol: They seemed to have pretty high standards. I just think it was about having eye candy in the office.

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Re: Using good looks to get ahead?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:12 pm

it is their loss, not yours.

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Re: Using good looks to get ahead?

Postby kapachino » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:it is their loss, not yours.



I think so. They paid me for my time, so there's that.

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Re: Using good looks to get ahead?

Postby moneybagsphd » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:19 pm

OP, if you were a good looking female you wouldn't need a biglaw job. HTH
ajaxconstructions wrote:OP, lots of females misjudge how attractive they are.

Accurate. Attractiveness doesn't necessarily correlate with male attention.

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Re: Using good looks to get ahead?

Postby Lawquacious » Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:http://www.donnabaldwin.com/female/portfolio.asp?ID=456

she's just finished law school (T30). decent grades. journal and 2 publications. no job lined up.



Just because looks don't boost everyone or guarantee anything, and can in some cases even hurt, doesn't mean that they don't give a boost in many cases.




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