Ben-Gurion University in Israel found that attractiveness might be a drawback for women looking for work. They responded to job ads by sending out over 5300 similar resumes, all with photos attached. 13.6% of the plain looking women got interviews compared with only 12.8% of good looking applicants. Researchers said this might be because the average Human Resources worker is a 29-year-old single female who would be sympathetic to plain Janes and jealous of beautiful women.
- Does it really matter? The boss makes the final decision and we all know he’s going to pick the woman with the biggest boobs.