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ERIC Number: ED107878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Regional Assessment and Participative Evaluation: Final Report.
Young, Roger L.; Gould, John A., Jr.
The report surveys the occupational environment of the towns in the region within 30 to 45 minutes' commuting time of North Reading, Massachusetts. A random sample of manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, service, and to a much lesser extent finance, insurance, real estate establishments was surveyed in person or by mail. Information regarding responsibilities, training, prospects of change in job qualifications, employment prospects, and aptitudes, interests, and temperaments is presented in tabular form and discussed for the following entry level occupations in the business and office, and marketing and distribution career clusters: bookkeeper, clerk-typist, legal secretary, personnel clerk, receptionist, secretary, sales clerk, customer service specialist, bank teller, general sales person, and real estate sales person. Cross tabulations of the survey data analyzing occupational and employment information by town and by type of establishment are presented. Also included are discussions of in-house training programs, highlights of the project, personal observations made during the project, and recommendations for education agencies and cooperative business education. Appended are a personnel agency survey, standard industrial classification codes, statistical tables related to employment by industrial classification, businesses surveyed, and occupational definitions. (JR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Reading Public Schools, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts