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What does "unsexy skills" mean in following sentence?

Tackle the unsexy skills that are rarely addressed but highly important for transitioning into a professional setting.

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In America, "sexy" can be used to mean fashionable, desirable, exciting; not just to describe a person, but almost anything. So what they are saying when they speak of "unsexy skills" is those skills that are not glamorous, fun to learn or well-publicized, but which are basic to doing well in the profession. The boring stuff; the grunt work. The tedious minutia that keeps the cogs of industry turning.

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