One in five employers decides to hire an applicant based on appearance 05:00

One in five employers (21.4%) pay attention to the appearance of applicants when hiring and base their hiring decisions on this. These data were obtained by analysts of the HR Lab project. — The HR Innovation Laboratory” and “Health Academy” platform are based on the results of a study conducted for the “AlfaStrakhovanie” Analytical Center, the results of which were reviewed by

Attention is paid to the emergence of potential employees (26.7%) in the service sector and when recruiting administrative personnel (21.2%). During the interview, they first look at the applicant’s cleanliness (22.1%), hairstyle (19.6%), condition of the facial skin and well-groomed hands (19.4%), and shoes. (18.8%), pay attention to accessories (17.5%) and also perfume (16.3%). In addition to make-up and dental condition, sometimes physical fitness is also evaluated.

17.4% of survey participants have rejected a job application at least once because of their appearance. 28.7% of those who rejected it stated that in most cases it was due to a messy appearance. 12.4% stated that the decision was made due to the discrepancy between external parameters and the company’s internal settings.

At the same time, 19.3% of employers decided to hire an applicant with non-standard data and radical appearance, ignoring the requirements of business etiquette and being guided by work experience and approach to business processes.

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Source: Gazeta


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