How Your Sense of Humor Works

“Sense of Humor Required”: Why Do So Many Jobs Nowadays Require a Sense of Humor?

84% of employers feel that people who use their sense of humor do a better job. According to Robert Half International, 91% of executives believe a sense of humor is important for career advancement.

Try this Google Search:

“Get a Job: Sense of Humor Required” : over 200 million results

“Get a Job: MBA” : 3 million results

“Get a Job: Software Developer”: 3.6 million results

Sense of Humor is probably the single biggest unaddressed issue in hiring today.

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Sense of humor isn’t about telling jokes around the water cooler. It’s the basis for trust and teamwork. It’s your most important inner resource in times of stress. It is what determines whether your team can count on you.

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Great teams don’t just look at your professional qualifications. They want someone who is going to fit in. Your sense of humor will help you see how you really fit.

Your sense of humor is completely unique. It’s one of the best things about you. It’s all about the way you see yourself and the world around you.

Your sense of humor makes everything more interesting. It always feels good. It will never make you feel bad.


“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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