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"Within seconds, you're judged on your socio-economic background based on your speech."
QUOTE: "It's not just where you grew up but how you grew up that influences your speech--and hiring managers take a mental note about it, according to a new study that will be soon published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Study author Michael Kraus, assistant professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management, explained:
"...While most hiring managers would deny that a job candidate's social class matters, in reality, the socioeconomic position of an applicant or their parents is being assessed within the first seconds they speak…""