Study reveals good-looking men are more likely to fail an interview because they're seen as a threat
Finally, a logical excuse for all those rejection letters.
We've all been in the situation before where a potential job has slipped through our fingertips.
It seems that being really, really, ridiculously good looking is now an appropriate reason as to why certain men miss out on their dream job.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered that 'attractive' men intimidate potential employers, who see them as a threat.
241 adults were asked to evaluate fictional job candidates based on fake qualifications and experience with men assessing men and women assessing women.
These fake candidates came with computer-generated headshots that were deemed as attractive or unattractive.
We know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that it's what's inside that really counts but some people are just shallow.
During the study, it was discovered that the 'attractive' men were subject to discriminatory hiring practices by these potential employers.
We're sorry to be the bearers of bad news, especially if you look like Ryan Gosling. You poor handsome feckers, it seems that you just can't catch a break.
See, you didn't get that job because of your lack of experience, skill or the fact that you farted in the interview. It's because you're just too damn handsome.
H.T - Metro