Apparently, behind every successful employee is a conscientious partner

The study titled The Long Reach of One's Spouse reveals that having a conscientious partner is associated with greater job satisfaction, higher earnings and increased likelihood of promotion, for both men and women.

We spoke to Dr. James Connolly, who the co-authored the study. Connolly says the logic is that if you have a well organised supportive life at home, it makes it easier to give all that you have at work.

The personality of the spouse is as about as important as one’s own personality in terms of predicting success and satisfaction at work .

Dr. James Connolly
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