Good-looking people less likely to be hired for unattractive roles

Good-looking people less likely to be hired for unattractive roles

Studies prove time and time again, that better-looking people climb the career ladder faster. In fact, a study from Chicago and California Universities found that those with a smart appearance had more frequent pay rises, and earn around 20% more than those who don’t pay attention to grooming.

However, in hiring, it appears to be a different story. New research from the London Business School, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that beautiful applicants aren’t always advantageous. The study gave 750 participants a photo of an attractive person and a photo of a less attractive person and were asked to theoretically "hire" one for a job – CNBC reports.

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