Why Weight? Don't Let Extra Pounds Put Off Your Job Search

With the job market being more competitive than ever and holiday goodies being as tempting as they are, some people are deciding to postpone their job search until they get back down to their ideal weight. They point to the statistics that indicate overweight people earn less and are overlooked for jobs and promotions in favor of those who are thinner, and they don't want employers to perceive them as expensive health risks.