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Poll reveals looking good may help in the workplace

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Almost 2/3 of Americans in a recent survey felt that appearance matters when it comes to succeeding at work. It was also found that people thought looks were more important when applying for a job than in getting promoted.

Other findings in the Newsweek Poll can be found here, along with a description of “Lookism” issues in the workplace. Both men and women have been seen to become increasingly aware of appearance in the workplace amidst the current economic climate. ¬†Cosmetic boosters, such as Botox are more commonplace among men looking to have an edge in the job market.