Why Who You Know Matters In Getting Ahead — And How Study Body Diversity Can Help
They used to say it’s not what you know but who you know that helps you to get ahead.
It’s an axiom from a different era—a less egalitarian, less meritocratic, clubbier time. But a major new study on economic mobility is once again proving, albeit in a very different way, that who you know can make a real difference in outcomes.
Originally published: August 25, 2022
Author: Marvin Krislov
Institution: Pace University
Published by: Forbes