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Working while black : the black person's guide to success in the white workplace

Author: Michelle T Johnson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2004.
Series: Black person's guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the issues facing African Americans in the job market, covering such topics as finding a job, adapting to the workplace, and achieving success.
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Johnson, Michelle T.
Working while black.
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)607350229
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle T Johnson
ISBN: 1556525109 9781556525100
OCLC Number: 52312305
Description: xx, 217 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Disclaimer --
Introduction --
1. The 15 percent difference --
2. Where to be a black employee in White America --
3. Ain't too proud to beg : how blacks get through the door in the first place --
4. Talking good and well --
5. Hair, flair, and what you wear --
6. Friends, foes, and fakers --
7. Fitting in while standing out, settling in without selling out --
8. When attitude is the issue --
9. Law and order, or what to do if you decide to sue --
10. Bridge over troubled waters --
11. Feeling down but not out --
Conclusion --
Resources --
Index.
Series Title: Black person's guides.
Responsibility: Michelle T. Johnson.
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Looks at the issues facing African Americans in the job market, covering such topics as finding a job, adapting to the workplace, and achieving success.

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