What Are Employers Really Looking For?

What Are Employers Really Looking For?

Better brush up on your knock-knock jokes.

MSNBC reports that according to a survey of 1,400 chief financial officers at various companies, the majority think a sense of humor is an important part of fitting into office culture.

In fact, 79% of those surveyed find that a sense of humor in a new employee is "somewhat" or "very" important, and only 20% think it isn't important at all.

Of course, we're all for a good joke (just check out our Sh*t Girls Say About Money video for proof of that!), but a knock-knock joke probably won't get you the job. Before going in for an interview, make sure your résumé is updated, your body language is clear and prepare for effective salary negotiation post-offer.

Then tell the one about the kangaroo. (Kidding!)

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