How much can your accent drag you down? It depends on where you're from.
If you sound like Scarlett from "Gone With the Wind," you might be okay. The so-called "Dixie accent" is among the most well-liked accents.
But if you're sporting one of the other more jarring regional dialects---we're looking at you Maine, South Boston and Philadelphia---can leave employers questioning your intelligence and what level of work you can perform.
Which begs the question, which accent is most detrimental to your career?