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ERIC Number: ED019458
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 69
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LOUISIANA STUDY OF MANPOWER AND TRAINING NEEDS IN FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE OCCUPATIONS.
WOFFORD, T.B.
TO DETERMINE THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND TRAINING NEEDS IN THE FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY OF LOUISIANA, DATA WERE OBTAINED FROM PERSONAL INTERVIEWS OF 102 FIRMS REPRESENTING 25.4 PERCENT OF THE INDUSTRY AND EMPLOYING 7,849 WORKERS. FINDINGS INCLUDED--(1) IN 1965, 30,843 PERSONS WERE EMPLOYED IN 56 DIFFERENT JOBS OR OCCUPATIONS, (2) 26 CLERICAL AND SALE OCCUPATIONS CONTAINED 85 PERCENT OF THE WORKERS, (3) SOME HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION WAS REQUIRED FOR 10 PERCENT, HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION FOR 67 PERCENT, SOME COLLEGE FOR 8 PERCENT, AND COLLEGE GRADUATION FOR 4 PERCENT OF THE OCCUPATIONS, (4) NO TRAINING REQUIREMENTS WERE ESTABLISHED FOR 47 PERCENT OF THE OCCUPATIONS, BUT FORMAL INPLANT TRAINING WAS REQUIRED FOR 27 PERCENT, BUSINESS OR TRADE SCHOOL TRAINING FOR 21 PERCENT, APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING FOR 3 PERCENT, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL TRAINING FOR 2 PERCENT OF THE JOBS, (5) EMPLOYMENT IN 1967 WAS EXPECTED TO BE 107 PERCENT OF THAT IN 1965, AND IN 1970 TO BE 119 PERCENT OF THAT IN 1965, AND (6) IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT 5,931 ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEES WOULD BE NEEDED BY 1970. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT SCHOOL TRAINING PROGRAMS COULD BE UTILIZED TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR ANTICIPATED JOBS IN THE FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY. DEFINITIONS OF MAJOR INDUSTRIAL GROUPS AND JOB TITLES IN THE INDUSTRY, AND THE INTERVIEW SCHEDULE ARE INCLUDED. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Labor, Baton Rouge. Research and Statistics Unit.; Louisiana State Vocational Curriculum Development and Research Center, Natchitoches.
Identifiers: LOUISIANA