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Too hot for your career? Study shows handsome men seen as ‘threat’ to some bosses
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Posted at 2:08 PM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-15 14:08:09-04
Could your good looks be holding you back at work?
Researchers conducted four experiments with different offices and found that handsome men are sometimes seen as a threat to their male bosses, making them less likely to get a promotion.
Additionally, according to the study’s results, when men hire other men, “attractiveness” is a factor in the decision to hire or not.
The study also showed that a woman’s attractiveness didn’t keep her from advancing in her career.
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