Why Looks Matter at Work

Gordon Patzer, author of the book Looks: Why They Matter

Educational degree achievements whatever their abbreviated names certainly contribute to career success, and PA (Physical Attractiveness) certainly can help or hinder that success.

It is clear, like it or not, PA can significantly affect workplace perceptions, treatments and office politics, as well as hiring decisions, promotions and incomes. It can affect areas throughout a person's work-life with its influence exceeding objective and seemingly more pertinent criteria. In fact, PA can certainly overshadow and even eclipse criteria that range from a person's university degrees earned to his or her on-the-job performance goals achieved.