aesthetic work

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Is work in which the appearance of the employee is integral to the performance of the job. In jobs where aesthetic work is important, employees may be hired for their attractive looks—sometimes known as beauty capital—or be coached and trained in self-presentation, personal grooming, and etiquette. [See body work, emotional labour, employee branding, and lookism.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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