ERIC Number: ED120502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Staffing Patterns in the Wholesale and Retail Trade Industry in Indiana.
Indiana State Employment Security Div., Indianapolis. Research and Statistics Section.; Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.; Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Directed towards designers of vocational education training programs, the document presents statistical data and discussion concerning employment trends in Indiana for various industries in the wholesale and retail trade sector. Data are based on a survey conducted in 1973-74, covering 5,986 establishments and 202,070 employees, with a usable response rate of 71.2% from the employer sample and 75.4% from the employee sample. A narrative of employment trends for industries within the wholesale and retail sector is presented, illustrated by tables and diagrams, and followed by examinations of individual industries tabulating with discussion staffing patterns and numbers employed by occupation or occupational group. Wholesale trade industries examined include: motor vehicles and automotive equipment; drugs, chemicals, and allied products; groceries and related products; farm product-raw materials; electrical goods; hardware, plumbing, and heating equipment and supplies; machinery, equipment and supplies; and miscellaneous wholesalers. Retial industries examined include: building materials, hardware, and farm equipment dealers; department stores; general merchandise stores; food stores; gasoline service stations; automotive dealers; apparel and accessory stores; furniture and home furnishing stores; eating and drinking places; and miscellaneous retail stores. User guidelines, occupational titles and definitions, and a discussion of methodology are included. (LH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Employment Security Div., Indianapolis. Research and Statistics Section.; Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.; Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana