Friday, June 03, 2005

New Poll Reveals that Weight is Indeed an Issue

Hiring Can Be a Weighty Issue, Poll Finds

It seems that looks DO matter, at least when it comes to getting hired.

A recent poll asked 552 participants, "Has someone's weight ever influenced your decision on whether to hire him or her?" The responses reveal that weight does effect the hiring process with 25% answering "yes." In addition, 35% believe that an applicant's weight could have unconsciously influenced their hiring decision.

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