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Good Looks and Getting Ahead

How much does your physical attractiveness affect your career prospects? And can the attention it draws be something of a mixed blessing?

How much does your physical attractiveness affect your career prospects? And can the attention it draws be something of a mixed blessing?

Vishala Sri-Pathma hears from British barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman about her personal experiences in what is a very male dominated profession. But while good looks may help you land a job, does it make it harder to get on with your colleagues? Vishala speaks to Cary Cooper, professor of organisational psychology at Manchester University, body language expert Judi James, and headhunter John Purcell.

(Picture: Attractive businesswoman looks at camera with colleagues in background; Credit: Jacob Wackerhausen/Getty Images)

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Fri 20 Apr 2018 07:32GMT

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