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Attractiveness And Employability: A Qualitative Investigation Into Bangladeshi Perspective

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  • Hafsa Maryam
  • Sania Aiman

    (American International University-Bangladesh
    Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Abstract

This paper understands the impact and importance of attractiveness of candidates on the employability conditions and recruitment decisions. It discusses the current sce-nario being used in the organizations of Bangladesh. This research is focused on the employees of different private banks of Bangladesh and a semi structured question-naire is developed so that questions such as perception and value of facial attractive-ness in corporate sector, evidence of biasness observed on the basis of beauty and one’s looks, etc., can be answered. A total of 338 filled up questionnaires were used to compile this study. It describes the effect of a culture in giving importance to attrac-tiveness while making important selection and other related decisions.

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  • Hafsa Maryam & Sania Aiman, 2013. "Attractiveness And Employability: A Qualitative Investigation Into Bangladeshi Perspective," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 2(1), pages 49-57.
  • Handle: RePEc:ods:journl:v:2:y:2013:i:1:p:49-57
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    1. Tapos Kumar, 2017. "Corporate Social Responsibility Practice of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation: A Comparative Study on the Basis of Carroll’s Pyramid," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 6(2), pages 96-105, May.
    2. Labiba Tazkia & Ramit Azad & Tamanna Islam, 2017. "Contribution of Operations Manager in a Nonprofit Organization in Bangladesh," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 6(2), pages 130-137, May.
    3. Jana Cocuľová, 2015. "A Comparison of Internal and External Executive Coaching," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 4(3), pages 137-144.
    4. Mihir Dash & Suprabha Bakshi & Aarushi Chugh, 2017. "The Relationship Between Work Experience and Employee Compensation: A Case Study of the Indian IT Industry," Journal of Applied Management and Investments, Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security, International Humanitarian University, vol. 6(1), pages 5-10, February.

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