Could Being Boring Cost You Your Job?

What’s the danger in being boring? In a recent survey, we found that 76% of hiring managers believe that being interesting is an important component of hiring decisions, with 22% believing that being interesting is very important.

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The survey also found that being well-read and well-informed were among the top traits of interesting people, ranking higher than being well-educated, curious, or innovative. If you’re looking for a new job, or if you’re interested in expanding your career, this data suggests that reading more is the perfect place to start.

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Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Not only will this book teach you how to be a more interesting person, it will teach you how to make others interested in you as well.

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