ERIC Number: ED029091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
What Can You Do About the Hard-Core Unemployed?
Research Inst. of America, Inc., New York, NY.
American business has received a challenge from the federal government in a national experiment to find jobs for 500,000 "unemployables." The major purpose of this descriptive report was to develop hard facts for use by business men in making decisions concerning participation in the program. The content includes sections on: (1) Who Are the Hard-Core, (2) The Ingredients for Success, (3) The Problem of Recruiting, (4) Screening, Interviewing and Testing, (5) A Candid View of the Training Problem, (6) Anticipate Personal Problems, (7) Getting Help from the Government, and (8) Industry and the Community. The appendixes contain local sources of help in 80 major cities throughout the United States, regional offices of key manpower agencies, private sources of training assistance, and a glossary of agencies engaged in working with disadvantaged youth and hard-core unemployed. (DM)
Descriptors: Agencies, Directories, Employment Experience, Employment Problems, Industrial Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Force Nonparticipants, Private Agencies, Recruitment, Underemployment, Unemployment
The Research Institute of America, 589 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($4.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Research Inst. of America, Inc., New York, NY.