CEOs more likely to be named Peter, Bob, Deborah or Sally
A LinkedIn study looks at professions by name, and finds that your kid Claire may be more likely to work in HR than to run down fleeing bank robbers.
Untitled Document Want your kid to grow up to be a CEO? Name him Peter, Bob or Jack. Oh, she’s a girl? Then try Deborah, Sally or Cynthia. At least that's what some people are concluding from LinkedIn’s data crunch of the names of 100 million professionals on its network. LinkedIn staff compared users’ names against their professions. They were mindful of New York Times columnist David Brooks’ claim that someone named Dennis is more likely to become a den read more...
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