Today’s topic: Names
Our names are very important to us. Names can have many meanings. Our names are part of who we are.
Can our names be part of our career?
Yes, our names can affect our careers! Researchers studied the names of people and the jobs they took. They looked at how successful they were in their careers. They compared the careers with the person’s name.
This is what they found:
Names that sounded likely to be successful in certain jobs were more likely to do well. Names that did not fit a desired career had difficulty finding work.
If you are thinking about changing career, consider changing your name first!
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