How a woman's 'glam' appearance affects her career

12 December 2019

Experts are suggesting there is more pressure on women than men to look a certain way in many workplaces. However, can women that are deemed 'too glam' be potentially hurting their career? 

It's the less talked about gender bias women face. Look too good, and you risk being seen as incapable or unqualified.

Professor Charmine Härtel from UQ Business School, says "it's sad but not surprising" that women's appearance is commented on in the workplace."

"Whether intended or not, this type of commentary falls in the territory of gender bias, sexism, sexual harassment and workplace incivility," she says.

Read more via the ABC, as Professor Härtel explains the implications of your appearance in the workplace and how it could be affecting your career.

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