Survey: Luck Plays Big Role In Career Success

David Schepp

When it comes to finding a job or advancing your career, there are numerous ways of getting ahead. Not the least of those, of course, is hard work. But a recent poll shows that a vast majority of workers credit something far more intangible -- luck.

A worldwide survey of more than 7,000 members of social-networking site LinkedIn shows that 84 percent of them believe in career luck.