One third of job seekers said they won’t take part because they don’t want it to impact their job search
October is a month dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness and women’s health issues, but November is dedicated to the guys. While October is an explosion of pink, November aka Movember is all about moustaches.
In the month of November men are challenged to grow moustaches and raise awareness for men’s health initiatives—particularly prostate and testicular cancer.
While volunteer work is a great thing to include on your resume, we at Beyond asked job seekers if Movember is the type of thing they’d participate in and one third of job seekers said they won’t take part because they don’t want it to impact their job search.
Which we guess makes sense—after all we always stress looking neat and presentable when going on an interview, so showing up with weird facial hair might not make the best first impression (or maybe it will—who really knows).
But don’t feel bad for job seekers that don’t participate in Movember—there are other ways to show your support (they might not be as fun, but they’re all for a good cause). Also, an added bonus for organizations that are hiring—61% of job seekers like companies more that support causes like Movember. For more fun info on Movember and how job seekers plan to participate check out our [INFOGRAPHIC] below.