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ERIC Number: ED020715
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 133
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Reference Count: 0
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THE ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OCCUPATIONAL SURVEY, A COOPERATIVE ARRANGEMENT PROGRAM UNDER TITLE III OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965.
Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Business.
THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AND THE ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COLLECTED THIS INFORMATION FOR THE GEOGRAPHIC AREA SERVED BY IVCC, TO DETERMINE THE RELATION BETWEEN OCCUPATIONAL CATEGORIES AND RECOMMENDED TRAINING. QUESTIONNAIRE RETURNS REPRESENT OVER 30 PERCENT OF EMPLOYERS IN THE AREA, INTERVIEWS COVER PROFESSIONALS AND THE EXECUTIVES OF MOST FIRMS WITH OVER 100 EMPLOYEES, AND SPECIAL CONSULTANT REPORTS COVER CERTAIN CRITICAL OCCUPATIONS. THE 11 OCCUPATIONAL GROUPS, RANKED BY NUMBER OF WORKERS, ARE OPERATIVES, CRAFTSMEN AND FOREMEN, FARMERS, CLERICAL WORKERS, PROFESSIONALS, TECHNICIANS, SERVICE WORKERS, MANAGERS, SALESMEN, LABORERS, AND DOMESTICS. THE INDUSTRIAL GROUPS, SIMILARLY RANKED, ARE (1) MANUFACTURING, (2) RETAIL TRADE, (3) SERVICES, (4) TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC UTILITIES, (5) CONSTRUCTION, (6) WHOLESALE TRADE, (7) FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE, (8) MINING, AND (9) AGRICULTURE. CERTAIN KINDS OF TRAINING CAN BE APPLIED TO SEVERAL INDUSTRIES, WHILE OTHER KINDS (E.G., FARM TRAINING) HAVE ONLY SPECIALIZED USE. EMPLOYERS IN EACH INDUSTRIAL GROUP LISTED THE PREFERRED TRAINING FOR VARIOUS JOBS. THE SPECIAL REPORTS COVER THE FIELDS OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, OFFICE WORK, FOOD SERVICE, HEALTH SERVICE, METAL WORKING, AND THE ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY. MANPOWER NEEDS, TRAINING CONDITIONS, AND TRENDS ARE SUMMARIZED. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Business.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE