(MoneyWatch) Debrahlee Lorenzana, the "too hot" banker, apparently was not familiar with the old adage about too much of a good thing, and her plastic-surgery enhanced good looks cost her a job at Citigroup (C). But for the rest of us, the right nips and tucks just might translate into promotions and better pay.
A growing, albeit disturbing, body of research suggests that frivolous attributes can lead to serious consequences for salary and career. So if you don't feel like working hard in the office this week, just transform yourself into a tall, blonde, handsome, southpaw male who likes to drink and go to religious services. And soon you'll have the keys to the corner office.
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