Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Want To Get Yourself a Job? Nerd Yourself Up For the Interview

Here's a theory on why you can't seem to get yourself a job: Maybe you look too COOL.

According to a new study, you're more likely to get hired if you wear GLASSES to your interview. One out of three people say that glasses make you look more professional, and 43% say glasses make you look more intelligent. When people with 20-20 vision were told about those results, 40% said they'd consider wearing glasses with fake lenses to a job interview. BUT . . . while glasses make you more hirable, the survey basically reiterated the old stereotype that they don't make you GOOD LOOKING. Only 6% of people say glasses are fashionable and only 9% think glasses make a person more attractive.

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