ERIC Number: ED080693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Feb
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Productive Employment of the Disadvantaged: Guidelines for Action. An Operating Manual.
Ross, Harvey L.
Intended to provide information to employers who want to hire and train hard-to-employ, disadvantaged workers, this manual summarizes and distills the most important lessons learned from the experiences of a great many employers involved in the National Alliance of Businessmen (NAB) Job Opportunities in the Business Sector (JOBS) Program and other non-government-connected company programs to hire and train disadvantaged persons. The manual includes discussions about: (1) benefits and problems in hiring hard-to-employ persons, (2) issues to be confronted when determining the feasibility of engaging in a hiring and training program for disadvantaged workers, (3) guidelines for recruiting, screening, and hiring persons once the manpower training program is underway, (4) conducting job-related education and skills training programs, (5) orienting supervisors to disadvantaged workers, (6) needed support services such as counseling, child care, transportation, financial advice, legal aid, and medical services, (7) conducting an upgrading program to prepare workers for advancement, and (8) conducting a training program by forming a consortium with other local companies. A glossary, bibliography of suggested readings on manpower training, and index are provided. (SB)
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Sponsor: National Alliance of Businessmen, Washington, DC.; Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Human Interaction Research Inst., Los Angeles, CA.