ERIC Number: ED070878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
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Skills Conversion Project: Chapter 2, Executive Summary. Final Report.
National Society of Professional Engineers, Washington, DC.
This final report describes the Skills Conversion Project conducted by The National Society of Professional Engineers under contract to the Department of Labor to study methods of utilizing the large pool of highly skilled unemployed technicians and professional personnel who were formerly employed in the aerospace and defense industries. If coordinated government and industrial efforts are begun immediately for vocational retraining, 7,000 persons could make this job transition on a pilot basis, and 47,000 professionals could be transferred to public service or private industry jobs by the end of 1975. Related chapters are announced as VT 018 435-018 451 in this issue. (AG)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Aerospace Industry, Career Development, Demonstration Programs, Employment Problems, Federal Programs, Industrial Education, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Microfiche, Professional Personnel, Program Descriptions, Retraining, Technical Occupations, Transfer of Training, Vocational Adjustment
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB-209-281-02; MF $0.95; See Catalog for hardcopy price)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Society of Professional Engineers, Washington, DC.