Unformatted text preview: advantage of their employers often by not showing up to work, and they know that they will never shift upwards within their job. Their main “job” is survival, not their minimum wage occupation. Soft skills •-punctuality, diligence, a “can do” attitude •-work ethic •-many low wage employers prefer workers with soft skills over workers with hard skills (reading, writing, math) because it is easier and less controversial •-soft skills are important in service sector jobs (ie: Burger King and Gap) b/c all the employer really wants is someone to be on time and be clean •-ideal because most minimum wage jobs deal with people skills and require interactions with consumers, these skills and appearance become a must...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course FMSC 381 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.
- Spring '09