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  • Writer's pictureJohn Karras

A Phenomenon Called the “Liking Gap.”

Likability is often overlooked, but one of the most important factors in the job search process. The author of this article briefly reviews a study by psychologist Erica Boothby, currently a postdoctoral researcher at Wharton, a phenomenon called the “liking gap.” Followers of our Job Transitions Podcasts have probably noticed an episode we recorded a while back called the Likability & Interest Factor – which we have posted several times and includes a brief story illustrating this phenomenon. You can listen to this podcast by visiting:

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