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ERIC Number: EJ527066
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0730-8884
"Soft" Skills and Race: An Investigation of Black Men's Employment Problems.
Moss, Philip; Tilly, Chris
Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, v23 n3 p252-76 Aug 1996
Interviews with 75 managers at 56 firms revealed the increasing importance of "soft" skills such as motivation and interaction with customers and coworkers; managers' perception that black men are lacking in soft skills, based on experience with past employees/applicants and media images; and high reliance on interviews in hiring. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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