When you look your best, you feel your best, and vise versa. When you feel terrible, chances are you believe you look terrible. While we’re all told that hard work pays off, taking care of your image is just as important. Your physical appearance can play a role in getting that raise you’ve been working so hard to get. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest and most surprising ways appearance can affect your job success.
Having a symmetrical face can surprisingly get you more money for the work you do. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that people who were deemed less attractive than average earned 9% less per hour than people with average looks. Workers who were perceived better looking than average earned 5% more than their counterparts who were average looking.
How you look and how you feel go hand-in-hand. When your hair is done just right, your skin is glowing, and you put a smile on your face, you feel like the powerful, successful and accomplished person that you are! When you feel confident, people will likely perceive you in that same way.
Our older generation can attest to seeing possible declines in job success. Combe Inc., manufacturer of Just For Men hair coloring, published a survey in Chain Drug Review
called “Strategies for Job Success.” The survey found that an employee’s youthful appearance is closely linked to salary and job promotions. In fact, two-thirds of the professional career advisors surveyed said that male clients hadn’t been chosen for work because they did not look young enough. The appearance of your skin can play a large role and we believe it’s the icing on the cake. Taking care of your skin is a big component in looking and feeling your best. Your skin is the largest organ in your body. By drinking adequate amounts of water, eating a healthy, balanced diet and ensuring you have a good skin care regimen, you will start to feel and look better. Healthy skin gives the appearance of a healthy lifestyle, which can make you feel and look younger.
Working Out Pays Off
Your muscles won’t be the only things growing when you work out. Your earnings could, too. Working out is known to not only improve appearance, but also emotions and mind functions. It can also relieve stress and boost endorphins, which help to free your mind from daily stressors. It can also improve sleep. When sleep deprived, you can lose the ability to focus or retain and comprehend information, which can effect your work product. Working out helps to keep you focused and increases self confidence, which brings everything full circle. It’s no wonder that it helps with your career!
Though we all know looks are not the most important thing applicants bring to the table, it’s pretty astonishing to see the role they play when it comes to your job success. We can help to improve your appearance with subtle changes, making you not only look your best, but more importantly, feel your best! Feel free to browse our surgical and non-surgical facial treatments to learn more.
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