ERIC Number: ED105286
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Placement: Ultimate Test of a School's Commitment to Its Students.
Wasil, Raymond A.
Ohio's job placement services' history reveals an emphasis on college-bound and vocationally trained students to the exclusion of placement aid for general education students. A more comprehensive approach to job placement services for all students is urged and Title I of the Vocational Education Amendment of 1968 is quoted to support the need for placement services in schools. Placement services' general objectives are: (1) preparation activities to help students get and keep jobs; (2) placement and followup services for students placed; and (3) development of communication networks between school, business, and industry. The steps needed to establish a school placement service and to set up a cooperative program of business-industry-school communication are described. Suggestions for collecting data about local employers and their hiring practices are given, along with suggestions for the selection of placement specialists, and their role and function. Methods of developing jobs for youth are presented, along with procedures to evaluate job placement services. Followup contact between the placement specialist and employers is encouraged and methods for establishing such contact described. (SD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Employment Counselors, Employment Services, Job Placement, Pupil Personnel Services, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Student Employment, Student Needs, Student Placement, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio